Written by Mentor
(a.k.a. Blankenship) in 1986 and widely distributed in the Computer Underground (CU). It
emphasizes the point that hackers
turn to their computers as a form of mental stimulation and emotional solace
after reportedly being misunderstood by their parents, their teachers, and
their mainstream peers.
Computer Underground (CU); Ethical Hackers; Hackers; HackersÂ’ Psychological
The Mentor. The Hacker Manifesto. [Online, January 8, 1986.] University of
Dayton School of Law (Susan Brenner) Website.