Microsoft tricks hacker into jail

Monday, 30 January 2006, 12:24 AM EST

Nobody was ever arrested for leaking the secret source code for parts of the Windows operating system in 2004, but a hacker who sold a copy online afterward was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday.

At Wired.

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