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Sadness: Legendary phone phreak Bill Acker has passed away.

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Audio: Phil discusses Joybubbles, the famous blind whistling phone phreak, on NPR's award-winning show RadioLab.

Video: Watch Phone Phreak Confidential, Phil's talk at this year's Hackers on Planet Earth conference.

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HOPE 2010: Cats and Mice

In 2010 I presented a talk at the Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) conference in New York City called "Cats and Mice: Phone Phreaks, The Telephone Company, and the FBI." It gives a brief overview of the history of phone phreaking and then gets into some fun stories of the games that the phreaks, telephone company, and FBI played with each other.