Hackers (was: for sale etiquette?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed May 26 15:24:52 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004, der Mouse wrote:
> The best analogy I have found so far for getting across the hacker
> attitude towards the journalistic mislabeling is to suggest imagining
> what would happen if an organized-crime boss who insists on calling
> himself a "businessman" resulted in the media everywhere starting to
> use the term "businessman" to mean an organized-crime type.
> Businessmen everywhere of the non-criminal sort would resent it, and
> rightly so.

That was the analogy that the late Bob Bickford used 20 years ago.
Received on Wed May 26 2004 - 15:24:52 BST

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