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The Resource Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley

Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley

Label
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell
Title
Exploding the phone
Title remainder
the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell
Statement of responsibility
Phil Lapsley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Before smartphones, before the Internet, and before personal computers, a misfit group of technophiles, blind teenagers, hippies, and outlaws figured out how to hack the world's largest machine: the telephone system."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lapsley, Phil
Dewey number
384.6/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HE8846.A55
LC item number
L37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Telephone and Telegraph Company
  • AT & T (Firm)
  • Telecommunication systems
  • Telephone companies
  • Wiretapping
Label
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-406) and index
Contents
Fine arts 13 -- Birth of a playground -- Cat and canary -- The largest machine in the world -- Blue box -- "Some people collect stamps" -- Headache -- Blue box bookies -- Little Jojo learns to whistle -- Bill Acker learns to play the flute -- The phone freaks of America -- The law of unintended consequences -- Counterculture -- Busted -- Pranks -- The story of a war -- A little bit stupid -- Snitch -- Crunch -- Twilight -- Nightfall
Control code
103203834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 431 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802120618
Isbn Type
(Hardcover) ;
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u238846
  • (OCoLC)805055474
Label
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-406) and index
Contents
Fine arts 13 -- Birth of a playground -- Cat and canary -- The largest machine in the world -- Blue box -- "Some people collect stamps" -- Headache -- Blue box bookies -- Little Jojo learns to whistle -- Bill Acker learns to play the flute -- The phone freaks of America -- The law of unintended consequences -- Counterculture -- Busted -- Pranks -- The story of a war -- A little bit stupid -- Snitch -- Crunch -- Twilight -- Nightfall
Control code
103203834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 431 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802120618
Isbn Type
(Hardcover) ;
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u238846
  • (OCoLC)805055474

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