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Interview: How a Hacker Became a Freedom Fighter

Is it true you used to live in your
office?

“Yes it is. I lived there for half of the 1980s and most of the
1990s.

What made you do that?

“It was convenient and cheap. To walk home to another place when
I was sleepy was a very bad thing: first of all, if I was sleepy,
it might take a couple of hours before I could get it together to
put on my coat and my shoes and so on. And after that, walking home
would wake me up, so when I got home I wouldn’t go to sleep either.
It was so much better to just be able to go to sleep where I
was…”


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