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Monday, September 22, 2008

Does the Kid Have a Legal Defense Fund?

posted by on September 22 at 14:12 PM

So it looks like the feds found the kid that hacked into Sarah Palin’s Yahoo accountóOsama bin Laden, of course, is still at largeóand it turns out the alleged hacker is a college student and the 20 year-old son of a Democratic state representative in Tennessee.

This fact will be hashed over for umpteen hours on cable news. “Nosey college student or Democratic dirty trickster? Blah blah blah.” The fact that this kid’s alleged hacking proved that Sarah Palin was illegally conducting state business on her Yahoo account in order to skirt public record disclosure laws in Alaska? Don’t expect that fact to get much attention.

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1

How about a link to this proof?

Posted by timmy | September 22, 2008 2:46 PM
2

this kid was Leet. like 1337 leet.

Posted by Little Red Ryan Hood | September 22, 2008 2:48 PM
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I'd like for you to resend calling this script kitty a hacker. He simply answered her security questions and yahoo let him change the e-mail address and then the password, there was no hacking of any sorts involved. This kid did what any 14 year old 4chan member would have done, guess correctly, not hack.

Posted by Chris | September 22, 2008 2:52 PM
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I say we get the kid to look for Bin Laden. I bet he'd have better luck

Posted by jean genie | September 22, 2008 2:57 PM
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The "kid" (age 20) also hacked emails from and to Palin's underage daughters.

Posted by John Bailo | September 22, 2008 2:58 PM
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The woman who wants us to trust her with nuclear codes just got her private government email read by a non-computer expert -- probably because her password was "guv50." She is a dangerous idiot.

Posted by flamingbanjo | September 22, 2008 3:01 PM
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More liberal lawlessness. Liberals pull tricks like this because they know loyal Americans will never vote for liberalism, a dying ideology if there ever was one, which is making liberals desperate, and desperate liberals are as dangerous as the islamo-nazi terrorists who want to destroy America.

Look for more cheating from liberals, especially on Election Day, just as they tried to cheat to get the Marxist weirdo Al Gore elected.

Posted by Lord Basil | September 22, 2008 3:02 PM
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Props to #3.


That being said, this guy is a hero.

Posted by Matt Fuckin' Hickey | September 22, 2008 3:02 PM
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@ Lord Basil: Who ever said he's a liberal?


He's a 4chan anon. They're neither liberal or conservative. They're just mischief.

Posted by Matt Fuckin' Hickey | September 22, 2008 3:04 PM
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The "son of a Democratic state representative" part was in the news last week.

Posted by stinkbug | September 22, 2008 3:09 PM
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ObL and his ugly mug are worth far more to the right as an at-large bogeyman to haunt the dreams of Americans. Without a face to hang their fears on, the simpletons among us would lose interest in the "War on Terror" and focus their limited attention on the Bushies' other disasters, perhaps at the expense of McCain votes. I don't expect ObL to ever be caught except by accident.

On the other hand, I expect this entrepreneurial 20-year-old's high-school yearbook picture to be all over FauxNews.

Posted by rob | September 22, 2008 3:09 PM
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Good for him.

Posted by jean genie | September 22, 2008 3:12 PM
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The fact that this kidís alleged hacking proved that Sarah Palin was illegally conducting state business on her Yahoo account in order to skirt public record disclosure laws in Alaska? Donít expect that fact to get much attention.


McDermott's phone-tape episode all over again. Rarely did the news stories on lawsuit mention the tape concerned an illegal collusion on the part of Republican Congressmen. But, IOKIYAR.

Posted by Mark Centz | September 22, 2008 3:21 PM
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What's amazing to me is that Palin would be so stupid as to use a Yahoo account. Cheap-ass bitch.

Posted by Skanks are always cheap | September 22, 2008 3:49 PM
15

"...in order to skirt public record disclosure laws in Alaska."

SKIRT public record disclosure laws? You damn dirty sexist. Everything you've ever said is now discredited and Sarah Palin is blameless, you sexist sexist you.

Posted by hillside_hoyden | September 22, 2008 3:53 PM
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From what I read, it actually proved that Palin WASN'T breaking the law. You can't use public resources for partisan purposes, so you have to use your private email for campaining.

Please don't get me wrong, I hope the "Palin-McCain ticket" crashes and burns, but we need to stay factual here.

Posted by Lavode | September 22, 2008 4:12 PM
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@3: Yeah, Dan, have some fucking respect. People have fought and died in the name of hacking and you go and bandy the word around like this. Resend indeed.

Posted by banjoboy | September 22, 2008 5:26 PM
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uh oh! #3 and #17 are jeeeaalous!!

Posted by jrrrl | September 22, 2008 5:33 PM
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@18: Geez, I thought my sarcasm was obvious...

Posted by banjoboy | September 22, 2008 5:51 PM
20

What's really pathetic is that the password is now Alaskacumguzzler...

Posted by Ivan | September 22, 2008 5:56 PM
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@19: Just never forget the internet is super serial business


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Man Bear Pig

Posted by Chris | September 22, 2008 6:21 PM
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@16 - How can we go for the facts when people like you are buying into the bullshit that the McSame camp is shoveling?

Posted by Sad Comment | September 22, 2008 6:47 PM

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