Title

Book Note: The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier

Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

Spring 1993

Abstract

In 1989 and 1990, federal and state agents across the United States conducted a massive dragnet operation against the nation's computer underground. Author Bruce Sterling describes the personalities and institutions behind this operation, conducing interviews with hackers, telecommunications company employees, law enforcement officials and civil libertarians.