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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
Describes how "phone phreaks" learned how to make illicit but technologically innovative free phone calls and shared the technique, and places the process in the development of telecommunications and the behavior of the telephone monopoly
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lapsley, Phil
Dewey number
384.0657/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HD9697.T454
  • TK6343
LC item number
  • A44 2013
  • .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
  • Telephone systems
  • Computer engineers
  • Counterculture
Label
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-406) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Fine arts 13
  • Crunched
  • Twilight
  • Nightfall
  • Birth of a playground
  • Cat and canary
  • The largest machine in the world
  • Blue box
  • "Some people collect stamps"
  • Headache
  • Blue box bookies
Control code
ocn805055474
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 431 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802120618
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)805055474
  • (OCoLC)805055474
Label
Exploding the phone : the untold story of the teenagers and outlaws who hacked Ma Bell, Phil Lapsley
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-406) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Fine arts 13
  • Crunched
  • Twilight
  • Nightfall
  • Birth of a playground
  • Cat and canary
  • The largest machine in the world
  • Blue box
  • "Some people collect stamps"
  • Headache
  • Blue box bookies
Control code
ocn805055474
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 431 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802120618
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)805055474
  • (OCoLC)805055474

Library Locations

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