The Guardian presents an interesting perspective, that hacktivists are bored teenagers driven by their hatred of government policy. If that’s the case, it’s nothing new. They’re just able to make bigger messes today than their counterparts could 20 years ago.
A story today about the possibility that a prominent California Republican was once a co-founder of the Commodore 64 warez group Fairlight caused an uproar on Slashdot today.
Reading it brought back some memories.