Actual letters written to the leading hackers' magazine For 25 years, 2600: The Hacker Quarterly has given voice to the hacker community in all its manifestations. This collection of letters to the magazine reveals the thoughts and viewpoints of hackers, both white and black hat, as well as hacker wannabes, technophiles, and people concerned about computer security. Insightful and entertaining, the exchanges illustrate 2600's vast readership, from teenage rebels, anarchists, and survivalists to law enforcement, consumer advocates, and worried parents. Dear Hacker is must reading for technology aficionados, 2600's wide and loyal audience, and anyone seeking entertainment well laced with insight into our society. Coverage Includes: Question Upon Question Tales from the Retail Front The Challenges of Life as a Hacker Technology The Magic of the Corporate World Our Biggest Fans Behind the Walls A Culture of Rebels Strange Ramblings For more information and sample letters, check out the companion site at http://lp.wileypub.com/dearhacker/The first check I went through, the lady gave a quick glance and let me pass. At first I laughed ... Near the end of our trip, my sister got a teddy bear in a large box. ... I used to be a computer repair tech with a company in my hometown and Ia#39;ve been hacking my computers, commercial radios, and vintage cell phones for years.
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