Missouri’s Governor Is Threatening Hacking Charges Against a Newspaper Because He Has No Clue How the Internet Works

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Gov. Mike Parson (R-MO) is threatening the St. Louis Post-Dispatch with criminal charges because he is apparently unable to grasp the concept of web page HTML source codes.

If you’re not familiar, the source code of a web page can be viewed by anyone who knows how to find it. For example, in Google Chrome for desktop, simply right clicking on a page will give you the option to “View Page Source.” Selecting this option will allow you to view the HTML source code underlying what you see on the page.

Viewing the source code is how the Post-Dispatch found a glaring security issue with a website maintained by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
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