A bit of Hacker History

Lawrence Wilkinson lawrence at ljw.me.uk
Thu Dec 25 11:37:10 CST 2014

I need to apologise for the fact that Jason's original post didn't make 
it through to cctech for reasons unknown. However it is included in its 
entirety in Ben's post below.


On 25/12/14 03:51, Ben Sinclair wrote:
> Thanks for your work on this! I have some reading to do now...
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 5:32 PM, Jason T <silent700 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It's taken me far too long to get these things prepped and posted, so
>> why not a holiday release?  Some historical reading for your post-meal
>> time on the sofa:
>> http://silent700.blogspot.com/2014/12/is-this-something.html
>> The tl;dr version:  I was given some message board dumps from one of
>> the original hack/phreak scene BBSes, covering a portion of its short
>> run in 1980-1.  That led to obtaining some more, which I've cleaned up
>> and compiled into a PDF.  I feel they're an invaluable insight into
>> the "state of things" back then, not to mention just a fun read.  Some
>> familiar names in this lot...perhaps even some we know...?
>> Happy $holiday(*) and enjoy...
>> -j
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