1995-09-17 - Re: “Hackers”– brief review and anecdote…

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From: Jon Lasser <jlasser@rwd.goucher.edu>
To: Steven Levy <steven@echonyc.com>
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From: Jon Lasser <jlasser@rwd.goucher.edu>
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 95 10:33:38 PDT
To: Steven Levy <steven@echonyc.com>
Subject: Re: "Hackers"-- brief review and anecdote...
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On Sat, 16 Sep 1995, Steven Levy wrote:

> >I saw "Hackers" yesterday. It's not bad and its political sensibility is
> >very cyberpunk. The ad campaign even uses the tag line, "Their only crime
> >is curiosity." 
> It may not be a crime, but it's not nice to steal a title.

Well, it IS kinda a common word these days.  The Beatles and Madonna both 
have a song called "Rain" -- this doesn't mean madonna stole it, does it?

Jon Lasser                <jlasser@rwd.goucher.edu>            (410)494-3072 
          Visit my home page at http://www.goucher.edu/~jlasser/
  You have a friend at the NSA: Big Brother is watching. Finger for PGP key.