The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

by Bruce Sterling

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Overview

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling

A searing probe into computer hacking--a cutting-edge nonfiction book by the bestselling co-author of The Difference Engine. Sterling looks at the issue of computer freedom vs. computer security from all sides: the telephone companies, who are the primary victims; the computer hackers; law enforcement officials; and the civil libertarians, who try to protect First Amendment rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781404306400
Publisher: IndyPublish.com
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Bruce Sterling (1954) is an American science fiction author, journalist, and futurist. He is considered one of the founders of the cyberpunk movement along with William Gibson, John Shirley, and others. He is also included in the cyberpunk anthology Mirrorshades. Some of his most famous works of fiction include Swarm, Distraction, and Heavy Weather. Since 2003 he has blogged for Wired.

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