Adrián Lamo

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in Boston, MA, The United States



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Adrian Lamo is a Boston-born threat analyst and security enthusiast. His former high-profile computer intrusions and involvement with the Wikileaks investigation have been cited in thousands of news articles, numerous television
segments, several films, an opera, a theatrical play, fanfiction, and scores of books.

After pleading guilty to hacking The New York Times and Microsoft Lamo embarked on a career using his talents for good in critical infrastructure and national security areas.

In 2010, Lamo informed the authorities about the alleged plot of an online acquaintance to carry out the largest classified material breach in the history of U.S. espionage, by identifying accused wiki-spy Bradley Manning and triggering Manning's arrest. The mat

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Adrián’s Recent Updates

“I don't know, and have no intention of finding out. IQ is like dick size - if you have to measure, you're way too invested in it. And both are gauche to discuss in polite company. (Upon being asked his IQ on Quora)”
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“I believe in a world where all these things can happen, even if I have to do them myself.”
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“It's less about technology for me, and more about religion. [on hacking]”
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“When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”
David Brin

“The crowd would have forgiven anything, except a man who could remain normal under the vibrations of its enormous collective sneer.”
Ayn Rand

“You only truly possess that which you cannot lose in a shipwreck.”
أبو حامد الغزالي

“Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.”
Michael Crichton, State of Fear

“Life is more than just steering a course around pain.”
Stephen King, Desperation

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