How felonious is your code?

Damien Cave describes how Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov found himself on the wrong side of a Las Vegas jail cell.

Published August 3, 2001 8:00AM (EDT)

Salon Technology's writers discuss the latest news in high tech and give their opinionated takes on the biggest technology stories of the week.

Damien Cave explains how Dimitry Sklyarov became the latest geek cause célèbre and why coders around the world could use some new protest techniques to get him freed.

By Damien Cave

Damien Cave is an associate editor at Rolling Stone and a contributing writer at Salon.

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