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  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Hackers Before They Were "Hackers": Phone Phreaks!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 13, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 37 Phone Phreak Convention by Ron Rosenbaum One year ago the phone company had the phone phreaks on the run. On May 8, 1972, a team of FBI and phone company security men arrested John Draper, alias ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    September 5, 2006

    Downer at the Rock and Roll Club

    As CBGB takes its victory laps, a lifer reminisces about the death of an era