15 Year Old Arrested for Computer Hacking

NPR's Chris Arnold reports that Canadian authorities are charging a 15-year-old computer hacker for jamming various Internet websites in February. He's known on-line as "Mafiaboy." After arresting him yesterday, police released him into his parents' custody and placed restrictions on his access to the World Wide Web.



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