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by Franki

In what has to be the oddest arrest of the decade, a man decided to donate money to the tsunami relief effort, so he logged onto the net with his Sun Solaris machine, and fired up Lynx, (a text based browser that has been around for decades on Unix and Linux machines) headed over to the British Telecom (BT) donation site and made his contribution. Not long thereafter, police busted in on him during lunch and arrested him. The reason? well some schmuck at BT read the access log of the server and decided that browsing with Lynx was just odd enough to call it cracking and so raised the alarm. With knowledge like that, I would not be surprised to learn that the unknown tech who raised the alarm was an MCSE. 🙂 Guys, get a grip, there are dozens of web browsers out there, the world doesn’t come down to only IE, Mozilla and Opera, some of these alternative browsers have been around for much longer then IE. The only thing that could have made worse press for BT, would be if they had broken in the door and arrested a blind dude for using his screen reader. Read the full story at BoingBoing








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