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At 6am on 7th May 2004, Axel Gembe awoke in the small German town of Schönau im Schwarzwald to find his bed surrounded by police officers. Automatic weapons were pointing at his head and the words "Get out of bed. Do not touch the keyboard" were ringing in his ears.

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Great read
    
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Can you post the entire thing? I can't get to it because of the damn firewall at work.

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Can you post the entire thing? I can't get to it because of the damn firewall at work.

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it's like 4 pages!
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and this is why i will never do anything more than light pirating. Waking up to cops taking my stuff and having guns pointed at me doesnt quite appeal to me.
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They should have shot the boy.
    
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They should have shot the boy.
You know how big of a **** storm that would create if that happened? They wouldn't risk it
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good read!
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Why do they send SWAT teams to arrest hackers ? it doesnt make sense ! Some nerdy little guy and they need 10 man with automatic weapons to bring him in. Yea- no...
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