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Media's response to the hacker != cracker open letter

http://matija.suklje.name

A few days ago FSFE Fellowship group Slovenia sent an open letter concerning the misuse of the term "hacker". There is an English translation (with the Slovenian original) available. Today we are happy to report that this action had a bigger impact that we hoped for!

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Open letter to the media about the misuse of the term "hacker"

http://matija.suklje.name

In the past few days/weeks in Slovenian media there was a big boom about three Slovenian citisens who allegedly cooperated in the Mariposa botnet. If you don't know what this is about read this press release from the FBI. The media has repeatedly called these alleged cybercriminals "hackers".

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