Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Cap'n Crunch

John Draper, aka, Cap'n Crunch, is a legend for his phone phreaking in the 1960's and 1970's, most notably, his discovery that the toy whistle inside a box of Cap'n Crunch cereal made a pitch-perfect sound that would enable a caller to take control of a telephone trunk line.

Via Slashdot, there's a long and interesting profile in the Wall Street Journal about Draper. If you're curious about whatever happened to him, you can find out here.

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