Hack Attack Warrants Full Court Press

Lawsuits filed against Internet hackers generally don't play well for big corporations. The company inevitably looks like Goliath, while the smaller defendant is portrayed as a
romantic outlaw. But Mattel Interactive really had no choice but to sue when, in early March 2000, two hackers in Canada and Sweden successfully cracked and stole the source code
from its Cyber Patrol software, a filtering product used by parents and schools to control kids' access to specific Web content.