January 21, 2000: Kevin Mitnick Uses the Internet
2000 – Kevin Mitnick, who was imprisoned for 5 Years in hacking IBM, Motorola and DEC; then a big chase with the FBI, was released from prision. He was still ordered to not log onto a computer.2003 – Kevin Mitnick finally logs back onto the Internet after the 3 year probation. He fought the prohibition from the Internet and got it reduced to 3 years. No word as to where he went on his first login.
Wikazine – Full show notes for January 21
- AOL acquires Personal Library Software
- Intel stamping serial numbers on processors
- Microsoft’s Injunction to package Java from Sun Microsystems.