[codergeeks] Assange on the Cypherpunks mailing list
gfoster at entersection.org
Sun Dec 12 02:53:20 CST 2010
A film adaptation of Suelette Dreyfus' text was created called "In the
Realm of the Hackers" (2002).
Dreyfus appears throughout the dramatized documentary, which focuses on
the life of the Australian hacker known as "Electron" during the late
80's and early 90's. My understanding is this is the same time period
Assange was active in the Australian underground scene; he is formally
credited as a Technical Consultant on the film.
Here's a source for the film I've confirmed is active & seeded:
P.S. - If anyone doubts Assange's hacker pedigree, grok this:
On 12/10/10 3:08 AM, Gregory Foster wrote:
> I just found a way to retrieve 160 messages Julian Assange posted to
> the Cypherpunks mailing list between December 1996 and August 2002:
> I could use some help digging in.
> Suelette Dreyfus is the author of the book Assange provided research
> for called *Underground: Tales of hacking, madness and obsession on
> the electronic frontier*, ISBN10: 1863305955, (Random House Australia,
> June 1997). They released the full text in 2001 and it's available
> for download here:
Gregory Foster || gfoster at entersection.org
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