Anti-Hacking Policy Masks Hidden Agenda

    Date04 Mar 2003
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3691
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    "In New Zealand there is no law against hacking." I've been hearing this statement since about 1985. At first, like many, I accepted it was true. But lately I've come to realise it's a lie. And that behind the lie . . . "In New Zealand there is no law against hacking." I've been hearing this statement since about 1985. At first, like many, I accepted it was true. But lately I've come to realise it's a lie. And that behind the lie is a hidden agenda. Just look at how well New Zealand courts are dealing with hackers.

    The latest was Jodi "Venomous" Jones, who last week pleaded guilty to wilful damage when hacking internet provider Web Internet. In June 1999 Borislav Misic was convicted on three counts of fraud for hacking into Telecom's network to evade paying for international phone calls.

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