Ed Driscoll

Help Iowahawk Bring the Weiner Hacker to Justice

“I say no – we cannot as an online community let this tragic crime go unpunished. That it why I am announcing the Weiner Hacker Prize Fund to award a generous bounty for information leading to the arrest, prosecution and conviction of Pubic Enemy #1 — the pervert who stole Congressman Weiner’s underpants identity:”

As much as I admire Congressman Weiner’s Gandhi-like forgiving attitude toward his assailant — as well as his world class ninja programming skills — I’m afraid this incident doesn’t just involve him. For, after all, what Internet user is safe when the person who hacked this unsuspecting Weiner remains at large? Okay, maybe not “large,” but still, come on man. Who’s to say this same criminal hasn’t somehow hacked my last 5 federal income tax returns with fraudulent deductions for alcohol-related blogging expenses?

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