Jailed For Using A Non-Standard Browser

A Londonder made a tsnuami-relief donation using lynx — a text-based browser used by the blind, Unix-users and others — on Sun’s Solaris operating system. The site-operator decided that this unusual event in the system log indicated a hack-attempt, and the police broke down the donor’s door and arrested him. He has pleaded not guilty — via BoingBoing

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