Week In Tech History – 12-15-08 – Kevin Mitnick is Charged

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We are back on the wagon, it was a tough WITH to produce because of cough.Nonetheless, we found some history and are reporting to you.

December 16th 1988, Kevin Mitnick is charged for breaking into and stealing from . He also gained control of codes in England and LA. Mitnick became a martr for some computer geeks as he bucked the system in ways people were unsuseptable to .  My personal favorite is how he got free pizza.

Other events that happened this week – Suspenders were patented by Mark Twain. Microsoft stops supporting IE for the . The Altair 8800 is first released, and Veritas merge and a lot more. Of course to get all the events, you’ll have to listen to the podcast.

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