16 year-old ‘hacker’ designs Internet policy

A TEENAGE hacker who managed to get around the Aussie government’s $84 million internet filter scheme has been recruited by the opposition Labor party to design its cyber safety policy.

Tom Wood has now become the subject of a slanging match between the Labor and Liberal parties.

Liberal Communications Minister, Helen Coonan, denies that Wood “hacked” the software filters, saying he bypassed them by gaining access to the administrator account on his computer.

16 year-old ‘hacker’ designs Internet policy – The INQUIRER

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