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View Diary: The Week in UFO Phenomenon: No Mercy for Whistle Blower Gary McKinnon Ufologies Bradley Manning (25 comments)

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  •  no passwords were set on those accounts. (1+ / 0-)
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    Adept2u

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    That's zero security, and it's an attractive nuisance.  

    The kid said he saw people logged into those machines from all over the world.  Some of those no doubt were foreign spies.  Would that ever have come to light but for this case?

    So on one hand I agree that hacking is a no-no, but on the other hand, when someone like this whose intentions are not harmful runs across something like this that most definitely is, he ought to get off with a slap on the wrist and the people responsible for security on those systems ought to be fired for cause.  

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