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Suspected Palin Hacker Faces Court

David Kernell, center, returns to the Federal Courthouse with his attorney's Wade Davies, right, and Anne Passino after a lunch break Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in Knoxville, Tenn. Kernell was a University of Tennessee student majoring in economics when prosecutors say he hacked into the Yahoo! account Palin sometimes used for state business. (Wade Payne / Fr23601 Ap)
David Kernell, center, returns to the Federal Courthouse with his attorney's Wade Davies, right, and Anne Passino after a lunch break Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in Knoxville, Tenn. Kernell was a University of Tennessee student majoring in economics when prosecutors say he hacked into the Yahoo! account Palin sometimes used for state business. (Wade Payne / Fr23601 Ap)

David Kernell, center, returns to the Federal Courthouse with his attorney's Wade Davies, right, and Anne Passino after a lunch break Wednesday in Knoxville, Tenn. Kernell was a University of Tennessee student majoring in economics when prosecutors say he hacked into the Yahoo! account Palin sometimes used for state business. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Question: How serious of an offense do you consider computer hacking?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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