Monday, January 30, 2006

Microsoft Tricks Hacker Into Jail

Investigators hired by Microsoft ran a sting operation, which earned a Connecticut man two years in prison for selling Windows source code. The code had circulated widely on the Internet via peer-to-peer sharing networks, but this perp was one of the few to try to sell it.

The big news, in my opinion, is what he figured Windows source code was worth: twenty bucks.

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