Hackers World Episode 2: The Story of Kevin Mitnick (Movie+Documentary+Interview)

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Track Down/ Takedown - Full Movie

"Track Down (also known as Takedown outside the USA), is a 2000 film about computer hacker Kevin Mitnick, based on the book Takedown by John Markoff and Tsutomu Shimomura. The film was directed by Joe Chappelle and stars Skeet Ulrich and Russell Wong."

"For years Kevin Mitnick --- the most notorious computer hacker in the nation -- had eluded Federal agents while using the latest electronic gadgetry to break into countless computers and gain access to sensitive and valuable information. But when he breaches the system of leading computer crimes expert Tsutomu Shimomura, it sets off an epic chase through cyberspace between a pair of hard-driven geniuses operating on different sides of the law."

FREEDOM DOWNTIME - The Story of Kevin Mitnick
A feature length documentary about the Free Kevin movement and the hacker world.

Director: Emmanuel Goldstein
Stars: Mark Abene, Ed Cummings, Robert Darlington |

Can you launch a nuclear missile by whistling into a payphone? The unofficial story of Kevin Mitnick, possibly the first citizen in American history to be jailed without a bail-hearing. He went to jail for nothing more than copying software, but was "convicted" by the media both for breaking into NORAD as well as causing millions of dollars in damage to a software-company. This documentary introduces you to the "Free Kevin" movement, who trried to stop the making of a film about Mitnick based on the media's lies, and who went on a journey to track down key players in the Mitnick-affair and get some answers.

Interview with Kevin Mitnick
An overview of the REAL story behind Kevin Mitnick, his arrest, and his time in jail. Also features some content about why Kevin was apprehended. This interview coincides with the documentary "Freedom Downtime."

2600 Magazine
Himself: Kevin Mitnick
Interviewer: 2600 Member

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