* If you look up your own name on the International Academic Database, it says you're a registered Uplink agent. Isn't Uplink supposed to be a secret, or at least underground, organisation?
** I've always thought so. Usually after performing my first hack hack on the IAD and can mess around to my leisure, I tend to erase that little snippet and I don't think anything bad happened to me, probably because the Uplink organization is genre savvy and keeps records of who is qualified and who isn't.