Wau Holland

1951

Herwart Holland-Moritz, known as Wau Holland, (20 December 1951 – 29 July 2001) was a German computer security activist and journalist who in 1981 cofounded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the world's oldest [(technology slang)|hacking] clubs. == Career == From 1979 onwards, Holland supported the film historian Hans-Michael Bock with the development of the filmographic database CineGraph - a lexicon for German-language films, which appeared as a loose-leaf collection from 1984.

1979

Herwart Holland-Moritz, known as Wau Holland, (20 December 1951 – 29 July 2001) was a German computer security activist and journalist who in 1981 cofounded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the world's oldest [(technology slang)|hacking] clubs. == Career == From 1979 onwards, Holland supported the film historian Hans-Michael Bock with the development of the filmographic database CineGraph - a lexicon for German-language films, which appeared as a loose-leaf collection from 1984.

1981

Herwart Holland-Moritz, known as Wau Holland, (20 December 1951 – 29 July 2001) was a German computer security activist and journalist who in 1981 cofounded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the world's oldest [(technology slang)|hacking] clubs. == Career == From 1979 onwards, Holland supported the film historian Hans-Michael Bock with the development of the filmographic database CineGraph - a lexicon for German-language films, which appeared as a loose-leaf collection from 1984.

In 1981, Holland co-founded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC). From 1983 he was a columnist for the Berlin-based Die Tageszeitung, often reporting on the BBS scene and the computer underground.

1983

In 1981, Holland co-founded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC). From 1983 he was a columnist for the Berlin-based Die Tageszeitung, often reporting on the BBS scene and the computer underground.

1984

Herwart Holland-Moritz, known as Wau Holland, (20 December 1951 – 29 July 2001) was a German computer security activist and journalist who in 1981 cofounded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the world's oldest [(technology slang)|hacking] clubs. == Career == From 1979 onwards, Holland supported the film historian Hans-Michael Bock with the development of the filmographic database CineGraph - a lexicon for German-language films, which appeared as a loose-leaf collection from 1984.

In the same year, he also supervised the phototypesetting of one of the early books created entirely on a computer (Osborne 1). Holland also co-founded the CCC's hacker magazine Datenschleuder in 1984, which praised the possibilities of global information networks and powerful computers, and included detailed wiring diagrams for building modems cheaply.

2001

Herwart Holland-Moritz, known as Wau Holland, (20 December 1951 – 29 July 2001) was a German computer security activist and journalist who in 1981 cofounded the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the world's oldest [(technology slang)|hacking] clubs. == Career == From 1979 onwards, Holland supported the film historian Hans-Michael Bock with the development of the filmographic database CineGraph - a lexicon for German-language films, which appeared as a loose-leaf collection from 1984.

He became an advocate for encrypted messaging. Holland died in Bielefeld on 29 July 2001 of complications caused by a brain stem stroke from which he suffered in May. == See also == Phreaking Wau Holland Foundation ==References== == External links == Wau Holland Foundation Spiegel article Book on Wau - Der Phrasenpr├╝fer 1951 births 2001 deaths German computer scientists People from Kassel European amateur radio operators Members of Chaos Computer Club Amateur radio people Scientists from Hesse




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