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  • Cowboy BeBop at His Computer: The Anarchist Cookbook is the media's fallback rebuttal against anyone who publicly opposes censorship. Since the majority of the media (and the public) seem to assume that its recipes are substantially more effective than they really are, it will be mentioned in connection with any homemade bomber before long. Then the book will be cited as something dangerous enough to justify a ban.
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  • Follow the Leader: The aforementioned files circulating on the Internet that bear the book's name.
  • Old Shame: The writer of the book, William Powell, later renounced the views and content expressed in it and tried to have it pulled from publication, but discovered that he had accidentally signed the rights over to the publisher, Lyle Stuart. To give you an idea about how things have changed: Powell became a devout Christian and administer of an international charity to help teachers. Shortly before his death in 2016, he participated in a documentary where he expressed remorse for writing the book.
  • Technology Marches On: The guide to phone phreaking shows this book as a relic of The '70s.
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