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20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 3d =
3d 50 68 72 61 63 6b 20 49 6e 63 2e 3d 3d 0a 0a =Phrack Inc.==
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20 20 20 20 56 6f 6c 75 6d 65 20 4f 6e 65 2c 20 Volume One,
49 73 73 75 65 20 37 2c 20 50 68 69 6c 65 20 33 Issue 7, Phile 3
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3d 2d 3d 2d 3d 2d 3d 0a 54 68 65 20 66 6f 6c 6c =-=-=-= The foll
6f 77 69 6e 67 20 77 61 73 20 77 72 69 74 74 65 owing was writte
6e 20 73 68 6f 72 74 6c 79 20 61 66 74 65 72 20 n shortly after
6d 79 20 61 72 72 65 73 74 2e 2e 2e 0a 0a 20 20 my arrest...
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
20 20 20 20 20 5c 2f 5c 54 68 65 20 43 6f 6e 73 \/\The Cons
63 69 65 6e 63 65 20 6f 66 20 61 20 48 61 63 6b cience of a Hack
65 72 2f 5c 2f 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 er/\/
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 62 79 0a by
0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 46 20
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
2b 2b 2b 54 68 65 20 4d 65 6e 74 6f 72 2b 2b 2b +++The Mentor+++
0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 57 72 69 74 Writ
74 65 6e 20 6f 6e 20 4a 61 6e 75 61 72 79 20 38 ten on January 8
2c 20 31 39 38 36 0a 3d 2d 3d 2d 3d 2d 3d 2d 3d , 1986 =-=-=-=-=
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2d 3d 2d 3d 2d 3d 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 -=-=-=
41 6e 6f 74 68 65 72 20 6f 6e 65 20 67 6f 74 20 Another one got
63 61 75 67 68 74 20 74 6f 64 61 79 2c 20 69 74 caught today, it
27 73 20 61 6c 6c 20 6f 76 65 72 20 74 68 65 20 's all over the
70 61 70 65 72 73 2e 20 20 22 54 65 65 6e 61 67 papers. "Teenag
65 72 0a 41 72 72 65 73 74 65 64 20 69 6e 20 43 er Arrested in C
6f 6d 70 75 74 65 72 20 43 72 69 6d 65 20 53 63 omputer Crime Sc
61 6e 64 61 6c 22 2c 20 22 48 61 63 6b 65 72 20 andal", "Hacker
41 72 72 65 73 74 65 64 20 61 66 74 65 72 20 42 Arrested after B
61 6e 6b 20 54 61 6d 70 65 72 69 6e 67 22 2e 2e ank Tampering"..
2e 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 44 61 6d 6e 20 6b . Damn k
69 64 73 2e 20 20 54 68 65 79 27 72 65 20 61 6c ids. They're al
6c 20 61 6c 69 6b 65 2e 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 l alike.
20 20 42 75 74 20 64 4c 64 20 79 6f 75 2c 20 69 But did you, i
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63 65 20 70 73 79 63 68 6f 6c 6f 67 79 20 61 6e ce psychology an
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64 20 68 69 6d 2c 20 77 68 61 74 20 6d 61 79 20 d him, what may
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0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 49 20 61 6d 20 61 20 I am a
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20 77 6f 72 6c 64 2e 2e 2e 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 world...
20 20 4d 69 6e 65 20 69 73 20 61 20 77 6f 72 6c Mine is a worl
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74 68 20 73 63 68 6f 6f 6c 2e 2e 2e 20 49 27 6d th school... I'm
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20 20 44 61 6d 6e 20 75 6e 64 65 72 61 63 68 69 Damn underachi
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6c 6c 20 61 6c 47 6b 65 2e 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 ll alike.
20 20 20 49 27 6d 20 69 6e 20 6a 75 6e 69 6f 72 I'm in junior
20 68 69 67 68 20 6f 72 20 68 69 67 68 20 73 63 high or high sc
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20 20 20 20 20 44 61 6d 6e 20 6b 69 64 2e 20 20 Damn kid.
50 72 6f 62 61 62 6c 79 20 63 6f 70 69 65 64 20 Probably copied
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20 61 6c 69 6b 65 2e 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 alike.
20 49 20 6d 61 64 65 20 61 68 64 69 73 63 6f 76 I made a discov
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20 57 61 69 74 20 61 20 73 65 63 6f 6e 64 2c 20 Wait a second,
74 68 69 73 20 69 73 0a 63 6f 6f 6c 2e 20 20 49 this is cool. I
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20 6d 61 6b 65 73 20 61 20 6d 69 73 74 61 6b 65 makes a mistake
2c 20 69 74 27 73 20 62 65 63 61 75 73 65 20 49 , it's because I
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20 4e 6f 74 20 62 65 63 61 75 73 65 20 69 74 20 Not because it
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2e 2e 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 ..
20 20 20 4f 72 20 66 65 65 6c 73 20 74 68 72 65 Or feels thre
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20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
4f 72 20 74 68 69 6e 6b 73 20 49 27 6d 20 61 20 Or thinks I'm a
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20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 4f 72 20 Or
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6e 27 74 20 62 65 20 68 65 72 65 2e 2e 2e 0a 69 n't be here...
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 44 61 6d 6e 20 6b 69 64 2e Damn kid.
20 6e 41 6c 6c 20 68 65 20 64 6f 65 73 20 69 73 All he does is
20 70 6c 61 79 20 67 61 6d 65 73 2e 20 20 54 68 play games. Th
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0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 41 6e 64 20 49 68 And th
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2e 20 61 20 64 6f 6f 72 20 6f 70 65 6e 65 64 20 . a door opened
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22 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 49 20 6b 6e 6f 77 " I know
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2e 20 65 76 65 6e 20 69 66 20 49 27 76 65 20 6e . even if I've n
65 76 65 72 20 6d 65 74 20 74 68 65 6d 2c 20 6e ever met them, n
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20 44 61 6d 6e 20 6b 69 64 2e 20 20 54 79 69 6e Damn kid. Tyin
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0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 59 6f 75 20 62 65 You be
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20 61 6c 6c 20 61 6c 69 6b 65 2e 2e 2e 20 77 65 all alike... we
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54 68 69 73 20 69 73 20 6f 75 72 20 77 6f 72 6c This is our worl
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0a 79 6f 75 20 63 61 6c 6c 20 75 73 20 63 72 69 you call us cri
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63 6f 6c 6f 72 2c 0a 77 69 74 68 6f 75 74 20 6e color, without n
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61 73 2e 2e 2e 20 61 6e 64 20 79 6f 75 20 63 61 as... and you ca
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0a 59 6f 75 20 62 75 69 6c 64 20 61 74 6f 6d 69 You build atomi
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65 20 77 61 72 73 2c 20 79 6f 75 20 6d 75 72 64 e wars, you murd
65 72 2c 20 63 68 74 61 74 2c 20 61 6e 64 20 6c er, cheat, and l
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20 74 6f 20 6d 61 6b 65 53 75 73 20 62 65 6c 69 to make us beli
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20 6f 77 6e 20 67 6f 6f 64 2c 20 79 65 74 20 77 own good, yet w
65 27 65 65 20 74 68 65 20 63 72 69 6d 69 6e 61 e're the crimina
6c 73 2e 0a 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 59 65 73 ls. Yes
2c 20 49 20 61 6d 20 61 20 63 72 69 6d 69 6e 61 , I am a crimina
6c 2e 20 20 4d 79 20 63 72 69 6d 65 20 69 73 20 l. My crime is
74 68 61 74 20 6f 66 20 63 75 72 69 6f 73 69 74 that of curiosit
79 2e 20 20 4d 79 20 63 72 69 6d 65 20 69 73 0a y. My crime is
74 68 61 74 20 6f 66 20 6a 75 64 67 69 6e 67 20 that of judging
70 65 6f 70 6c 65 20 62 79 20 77 68 61 74 20 74 people by what t
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6b 2c 65 6e 6f 74 20 77 68 61 74 20 74 68 65 79 k, not what they
20 6c 6f 6f 6b 20 6c 69 6b 65 2e 0a 4d 79 20 63 look like. My c
72 69 6d 65 20 69 73 20 74 68 61 74 20 6f 66 20 rime is that of
6f 75 74 73 6d 61 72 74 69 6e 67 20 79 6f 75 2c outsmarting you,
20 73 6f 6d 65 74 68 69 6e 67 20 74 68 61 74 20 something that
79 6f 75 20 77 69 6c 6c 20 6e 65 76 65 72 20 66 you will never f
6f 72 67 69 76 6d 20 6d 65 0a 66 6f 72 2e 0a 0a orgive me for.
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 49 20 61 6d 20 61 20 68 I am a h
61 63 6b 65 72 2c 20 61 6e 64 20 74 68 69 73 20 acker, and this
69 73 20 6d 79 20 6d 61 6e 69 66 65 73 74 6f 2e is my manifesto.
20 20 59 6f 75 20 6d 61 79 20 73 74 6f 70 20 74 You may stop t
68 69 73 20 69 6e 64 69 76 69 64 75 61 6c 2c 0a his individual,
62 75 74 20 79 6f 75 20 63 61 6e 27 74 20 73 74 but you can't st
6f 70 20 75 73 20 61 6c 6c 2e 2e 2e 20 61 66 74 op us all... aft
65 72 20 61 6c 6c 2c 20 77 65 27 72 65 20 61 6c er all, we're al
6c 20 61 6c 69 6b 65 2e 73 0a 20 20 20 20 20 20 l alike.
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 2b 2b 2b 54 68 65 20 +++The
4d 65 6e 74 6f 72 2b 2b 2b Mentor+++