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phreak

 (frēk)
intr.v. phreaked, phreak·ing, phreaks Slang
To manipulate a telephone system illicitly to allow one to make calls without paying for them.

[Alteration of freak (influenced by phone).]

phreak′er n.

phreak

(friːk) telephony
vb (intr)
(Communications & Information) to hack or gain unauthorized access into a telecommunications system in order to obtain free calls
n
(Communications & Information) a person who gains unauthorized access into a telecommunications system in order to obtain free calls. Also called: phreaker
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19) See Dean, supra note 15 (discussing businesses' use of phreaking methods for purposes of enabling call centers "to display one main telephone number on all outgoing calls, even though those calls were not really originating from those numbers"); see also Leeson 8c Coyne, supra note 18, at 513 (explaining Draper's discovery created an opportunity for exploitation of AT&T's switching system to make free long distance calls); Baraniuk, supra note 16 ("[H]ackers would phreak their way into teleconferencing systems in order to have all-night group discussions--always at the expense of someone else (a client of the teleconferencing company).
Disco, funk and soul such as: Anita Ward - Ring My Bell, Phreak - Weekend, Chic - Forbidden Lover.
The book's foreword is written by another former phone phreak whose life took a decidedly different course: Steve Wozniak, the co- founder of Apple) 'Tailgating' employees
Expect a unique mix of chart, R&B and dance hits while Phreak Unique take care of Room 2.
A recent hoax involves a 17-year-old east Boston phone phreak known as Li'l Hacker to other phone swatters.
A federal crackdown on phreaking in the early 1990s put an end to much of it, and phone systems today make it almost impossible to phreak the system and get away with it.
There are plans in the pipeline to start a second Mile High in Newcastle and Nigel's company Phreak Productions is beginning a new night on May 3 in the Aqua Club in Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough.
POLYANDROUS no Andrews singing sis POLYGRAPHIC a birdy tattle-tale POLYSYLLABIC see Polyglottal POLYGRANTA a fondness for pomegranate seeds POLYALCOHOL booze for birds POLYCENTRIC a parrot turns into a penny POLYGON she flew away POLYGLOTTAL swears in many tongues POLYPHONOUS a birdy phone phreak POLYUNSATURATED never goes out in the rain POLYMORPHOUS a sleepy one, or shape shitter POLYCARBONATE the parrot ate the carbon copy POLYGENE cowboy singer Autry's parrot POLYNOMIAL she didn't get any food
Granted, high-profile hackers have knowingly, even gleefully, fanned the flames of hysteria by adopting monikers such as the Legion of Doom, the Masters of Deception, the NuPrometheus League, Acid Phreak, and - perhaps most telling of all - Emmanuel Goldstein (editor of hacker quarterly 2600, who has cultivated a willfully ironic, yet strangely earnest persecution complex); but as stupid is as stupid does, their snotty, adolescent bravado has been mistaken for designs on world domination.
This text file, an extraordinarily turgid description of the bureaucratic management structure of BellSouth's 911 system, had been purloined as a trophy from a BellSouth computer by three Atlanta hackers and was widely circulated in the phone phreak community, mostly for purposes of ridicule, for some time before Neidorf "officially" published it.
Disco, funk and soul or to be more specific: Anita Ward - Ring My Bell; Phreak - Weekend; Chic - Forbidden Lover.
For example, a hacker could also be a cracker; a phreak may use hacking techniques; and so on.