Exactly.  I am a hacker, but I have never done a single illegal (computer
related) thing in my life.

I had mentioned once referred to myself as a hacker in front of my boss and
COO ... they both turned to me and went pale.  They had a talk to me later
about me doing things and I had to spend half an hour clarifying definitions
for them.

Thanks, media!  It is sad that now people are having to use "white hat" and
"black hat".

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Lewis" <clewis@iquest.net>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 5:03 PM
Subject: RE: *** ADMIN: How To Ask Questions The Smart Way


> And to elaborate on that - going "back in time" there were TWO terms -
> "hacker", as you describe Scott, and "cracker" which is the bad guy. But
> thanks to the media this has all been blurred and confused and hardly
anyone
> realizes the difference now days. ;-)
>
> Chuck
>
> Scott wrote:
>
> <I'm sorry, but...  That's NOT what the term "Hacker" means...>






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