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Lord joins campaign urging UK government to reform ye olde Computer Misuse Act

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Re: Or just typing a url

Cuthbert simply appended "../../../" to the URL to see if folders higher up the tree were visible - for a badly coded website of the early noughties this was a standard trick to see if there was stuff available. That literally was the sum total of his actions.

It came back to bite the police as I withdrew all expert cooperation with them on a couple of cases which promptly collapsed and they still find it very awkward with the odious comments of "detective" Rob Burls usually pushed right back at them when help is requested.

AC for obvious reasons because I still consider the police as barely incomptent malicious fools when it comes to this stuff.

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