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Hacker Weev’s Chilling Conviction Is Overturned

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, reversing a verdict that was viewed as having a chilling effect on the work of researchers who help keep the Internet safe. Prosecutors said Auernheimer, 28, is a publicity-hungry hacker who broke the law when he found a security flaw in an…
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Caller ID and Spoofing | FCC.gov

Background Caller Identification, or “Caller ID,” allows you to identify a caller before you answer your telephone. It is sometimes offered as an optional service by landline and wireless telephone companies, and may cost an additional monthly fee (fees vary by phone company). A caller’s number and/or name are displayed on your phone (if your…
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