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Incident of the Week: Hack of Researchers’ Email Triggers “Climategate”

Compared to security breaches that involve credit card and bank account information, other breaches in security often get somewhat shortchanged in the media, notwithstanding the occasional hack of a celebrity cell phone. The same cannot be said of the purloined emails one hacker posted online that are alleged to the the back and forth between climate change researchers at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom which are at the center of new controversy in public debate over climate change.