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Submission + - Teen hacks $84 million porn filter in 30 minutes

An anonymous reader writes: Tom Wood, a Year 10 Australian student has cracked the federal government's $84-million Internet porn filter in just 30 minutes. He can deactivate the filter in several clicks in such a way that the software's icon is not deleted which will make his parents believe the filter is still working. Tom says it is a matter of time before some computer-savvy kid puts the bypass on the Internet for others to use.

[A computer is] like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy. -- Joseph Campbell

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