ZDNet UK: Cheesed off cracker strikes again
Sep 12, 2000, 13:56 (5 Talkback[s])
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"An individual claiming to be the malicious cracker who attacked
UK government sites last month, has struck again."
"The cracker "Herbless" daubed nine department and local
government Web pages with anti-smoking slogans last month. This
time, the cracker is taking credit for defacing the
"The site's front page was replaced Friday with a message
protesting against the controversial case brought by the Motion
Picture Association of America (MPAA) against the creator of DeCSS,
a program for de-coding and copying DVD movies. The MPAA recently
won a court injunction preventing hacker magazine 2600 from
republishing the source code of DeCSS."
"The Legoland cracker accuses the MPAA of suppressing freedom of
speech and trying to enforce its will on programmers, effectively
telling them what they can and can't code. A copy of the DeCSS
source was uploaded to Legoland's servers as well as a picture of a
spacecraft built out of Lego bricks."