Alex Goldman is a producer for On the Media. One time he got run over by a car.
Hire the Hackers?
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 01:20 PM
Journalist Misha Glenny has written extensively about global organized crime, and in his travels he's met quite a few "carders" or hackers who steal credit card information. Glenny recently gave a TED talk about the proliferation of hacking (criminal and otherwise), and proposes a novel solution -- instead of sending these hackers to jail, we should "engage and find ways of offering guidance to these people because they are a remarkable breed."