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Boing Boing: Jailed for Using a Nonstandard Browser

Jan 28, 2005, 22:45 (11 Talkback[s])

"A Londonder made a tsnuami-relief donation using lynx--a text-based browser used by the blind, Unix-users and others--on Sun's Solaris operating system. The site-operator decided that this 'unusual' event in the system log indicated a hack-attempt, and the police broke down the donor's door and arrested him..."

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