Anyone heard about the Berkeley college student?

Tyler Durden camera_lumina at
Fri Nov 29 14:34:41 PST 2002

Yeah, the paper originates from NYC, called Shi Chie Re Bau (in Pin Yin, I 
believe). This translates (roughly) "World Journal". The article got thrown 
out, otherwise I'd attempt a translation.

>From: Jim Choate <ravage at>
>To: <cypherpunks at>
>Subject: Anyone heard about the Berkeley college student?
>Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2002 15:39:17 -0600 (CST)
>On Fri, 29 Nov 2002, Tyler Durden wrote:
> > In the Chinese papers over the last few days they've been reporting an
> > incident that happened to a Chinese UC Berkeley college student, who was
> > using her cell phone to discuss playing some sort of videogame. The
> > videogame involves placing "explosives" in various places in the game.
> >
> > Apparently, whithin minutes after completing the call, police (or other)
> > officers showed up at her room and brought her in for questioning. She
> > apparently brought the officers over to the friend's house to show them 
> > videogame, "proving" that she was indeed talking about a videogame.
> >
> > Has anyone heard of this in the "regular" (ie, non-Chinese) press? The
> > Chinese folks are of course up in arms about the apparent "profiling" 
> > would imply, apparently ignoring the deeper implications. (For instance, 
> > they actually get a wire tap for this monitoring? If so, why? If not,
> > well...)
>Almost as interesting as the two people they've apparently executed for
>posting web pages.
>Do you know which Chinese papers or even which city? Doesn't seem like
>something they'd put in the internal press at all.
>I'll see what I can find out...
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