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Sober Worm Actually Does Some Good !

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#1 phatcat42141


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Posted 21 December 2005 - 08:51 PM

Sober Helps Catch Child Porn Offender
By BetaNews Staff, BetaNews
December 20, 2005, 3:13 PM

For once the never-ending Sober worm actually did some good. A 20 year-old child porn offender turned himself in earlier this week after mistaking a message generated by the worm as an actual communiqué from Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office. The e-mail said "an investigation was underway," which apparently spooked the man into believing the authorities were aware of his online activities.

He was charged after police found pornographic images of children on his computer. A spokesman for the Paderborn, Germany police credited the worm with uncovering a crime that probably would have otherwise gone undetected. There is no word whether the worm has helped uncover any other crimes.

Source -- http://www.betanews.com/article/Sober_Help...nder/1135109582

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#2 frankie12


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Posted 21 December 2005 - 10:42 PM

That is funny! Hey the worm finally scored that makes the score Worms: 1 Infected: 36795634658295758302....... That guy ended up where he belongs.

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 11:26 PM

Now see if this were in America, the court case for this would last a long time. It would probably even go to the Supreme Court, because the guy would have felt his 5th Amendment rights were violated. But oh well, glad its NOT in America. :thumbsup:

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