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August 11, 2005

Student Hackers Face Felony Charges

"They're being called the Kutztown 13 -- a group of high schoolers charged with felonies for bypassing security with school-issued laptops, downloading forbidden internet goodies and using monitoring software to spy on district administrators.

"The students, their families and outraged supporters say authorities are overreacting, punishing the kids not for any heinous behavior -- no malicious acts are alleged -- but rather because they outsmarted the district's technology workers."

Associated Press. Kutztown 13 Face Felony Charges. Wired News. Aug. 9, 2005.

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Posted by Carol Schwartz at August 11, 2005 08:53 AM | Send to a friend! | Topic(s): Access, Community & Groups, Education & Training, Messaging & Chat, Multimedia, Web Conferencing
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