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1995 Fools: Re: New Fox series about the net
From email@example.com Wed Apr 5 21:05:06 EDT 1995 Article: 10054 of alt.culture.internet Path: bigblue.oit.unc.edu!concert!gatech!ncar!newsxfer.itd.umich.edu!zip.eecs.umich.edu!caen!hookup!news.Direct.CA!scipio.cyberstore.ca!math.ohio-state.edu!howland.reston.ans.net!news.sprintlink.net!news.cais.com!cais2.cais.com!agm From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Adam Guasch-Melendez) Newsgroups: alt.tv.simpsons,alt.culture.internet,alt.culture.usenet,rec.arts.tv,alt.current-events.net-abuse Subject: Re: New Fox series about the net Followup-To: alt.tv.simpsons,alt.culture.internet,alt.culture.usenet,rec.arts.tv,alt.current-events.net-abuse Date: 1 Apr 1995 22:46:09 GMT Organization: Capital Area Internet Service Lines: 27 Message-ID: <email@example.com> References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> NNTP-Posting-Host: cais2.cais.com X-Newsreader: TIN [version 1.2 PL2] Xref: bigblue.oit.unc.edu alt.tv.simpsons:54287 alt.culture.internet:10054 alt.culture.usenet:9731 rec.arts.tv:126753 alt.current-events.net-abuse:25035 Keith F. Lynch (email@example.com) wrote: : Found in the latest (April 1) _Variety_. Forwarded without permission: : In a surprise move, Fox reports that they are cancelling their Award- : winning series _The Simpsons_, effective the end of this month. : Replacing it is a new series, _Hackers_. Set in the present, this : high-tech true-crime thriller shows us the seamy underside of the : Information Superhighway. : Fox has spared no expense when it comes to technical accuracy. The : techical advisors for the show are Laurence Canter and Martha Siegal, : authors of the contraversial _How to Make a Forture on the Information : Superhighway_, and victims of real-life hackers who attempted to derail : their on-line advertising campaign. : The two-hour premier shows the FBI and BATF track down and capture : a gang of ruthless child pornographers who are in cahoots with the : notorious "PKZ" who developed an ingenious secret code -- unbreakable : even by the NSA! -- for them to peddle their evil wares, and with a : mysterious message-laundering ring in Finland, which specializes in : making Internet transactions totally untracable. It will be broadcast : on Sunday evening, April 31, at 8 pm eastern time, 7 central. : -- : Keith Lynch, firstname.lastname@example.org : Please CC any followups to me, as news on this site is chronically : unreliable. Thanks. April Fool!