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Phil Lapsley

PENELOPE BASS
7:30 pm., Tuesday February 19 | Free.
Powell's City of Books
1005 W Burnside St.
 
Before every 13-year-old with an iPhone fancied himself an Internet wizard, a group of misfit technophiles figured out how to hack and exploit the largest communication system at the time—the telephone system. Phil Lapsley’s newest book, Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws Who Hacked Ma Bell, chronicles the so-called “phone phreaks” who hacked the mainframe at the rise of AT&T’s monopoly and the war that followed between the phone company, the hackers, the FBI and even the mob.

Where: Powell's City of Books
Phone: 228-4651
Address: 1005 W Burnside St.
Website: www.powells.com

 
 

Powell's City of Books

1005 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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