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FC: Run a server from your dorm room, go to jail

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Date:          Fri, 06 Aug 1999 11:28:18 -0700
From:          Declan McCullagh <>
Subject:       FC: Run a server from your dorm room, go to jail

>Date: Thu,  5 Aug 1999 23:14:52 -0500
>From: Matt [last name snipped]
>Subject: Wow, we're paranoid
>This was linked to from Wired's site, but I don't know if you read it:
>It reads as if the Cleveland County DA (OKC is in Oklahoma County in the
>center of the state; Cleveland County is just south of there and is where
>the University of Oklahoma is located) wants to put a 25-year-old guy in
>the state pen for ten years because he ran a server out of his dorm room. 
>"Use of computer networks beyond what was authorized" -- OU doesn't want
>students running servers.
>Am I reading this wrong, or is this really, REALLY scary?

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