Hacker Culture

Hacker Culture

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
The author of Cybercrime: Law Enforcement, Security, and Surveillance in the Information Age serves up a challenging new study of "hacker" subculture, revealing its role in shaping the Internet and the values of the new "digital age."

Book News
In a balanced treatment, Thomas (communication, U. of Southern California) traces the evolution of the hacking subculture over the generations and mainstream culture's projection of anxieties over computer technology onto them. He provides a reading of how the computer underground is represented in the electronic Phrack journal; examines non-hacker online youth culture; and discusses laws and cases regarding hacking. Includes photos of hackers and other visuals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2002
Description: xxvii, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780816633456
0816633452
Branch Call Number: 306.1 Tho

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