Hackers' bonfire of the vanities

    Date27 Aug 2001
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3149
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    It's all in a night's work at HAL2001, Europe's largest open-air hacking festival. Wireless networks were a favorite toy of the estimated 3000 hackers, crackers and boffins at this year's festival, held this month on the grounds of the University of Twente, in the Netherlands.. . . It's all in a night's work at HAL2001, Europe's largest open-air hacking festival. Wireless networks were a favorite toy of the estimated 3000 hackers, crackers and boffins at this year's festival, held this month on the grounds of the University of Twente, in the Netherlands.

    Wireless networks were a favorite toy of the estimated 3000 hackers, crackers and boffins at this year's festival, held this month on the grounds of the University of Twente, in the Netherlands.

    Despite the distance, some Australians found their way to HAL2001. Walking into the designated "zero-connectivity oasis", complete with Turkish tea, candles and oriental throw rugs, I looked across the tent and saw someone wearing a hat with a brim at midnight.

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