President meets hacker

17 November 2016 08:00 pm - 21     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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President Maithripala Sirisena today met the youth, who had hacked into the President' official website.

The CID arrested the 17-year-old boy from Kadugannawa on charges of hacking President Maithripala Sirisena’s official website in August. He was later placed under the supervision of the probation officers for three-year period.

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  Comments - 21

  • sri lankan Friday, 18 November 2016 09:20 PM

    good question.

    Shelly. Friday, 18 November 2016 10:33 AM

    Very bad precedence. Of late something wrong is going on at Presidents advising team. via DM Android App

    buff Friday, 18 November 2016 10:59 AM

    A genius via DM Android App

    Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 17 November 2016 08:24 PM

    I am really at a lost to comment.

    kml Saturday, 19 November 2016 07:48 PM

    Our community always talks negatively,Before all was saying y dont you call that boy and encourage and release him, but now once president meet him all are talking the other way.....

    Sarath Thursday, 17 November 2016 10:48 PM

    I am not a lawyer but hacking websites is a crime world over as I understand. Doesn't this create a wrong precedent ?

    shafa Friday, 18 November 2016 12:38 AM

    this kid is genius via DM Android App

    ruwan Friday, 18 November 2016 02:01 AM

    Its ok putha..??????

    Kumar Friday, 18 November 2016 03:39 AM

    To western countries this may look shocking but forgiveness is a brave act in Sri Lankan culture.

    shamon Friday, 18 November 2016 03:41 AM

    Is the President encouraging hackers via DM Android App

    Don Friday, 18 November 2016 04:24 AM

    Guidance and encouragement to share his knowledge with the rest of us is what this youth needs. via DM Android App

    Premalal Friday, 18 November 2016 04:39 AM

    Our President moves in misterious ways.

    Nimal Friday, 18 November 2016 04:40 AM

    Hacking is considered a serious offense throughout the world, and yet our leaders reward and encourage it. Only in SL...

    C.K.Lankaputhra Friday, 18 November 2016 05:40 AM

    While thinking about the former President who tenderd presidential pardon to some convicted murderers, drug peddler women and roofing sheet robbers, I admire this presidents humanity.

    h.k.bakmiwewa Friday, 18 November 2016 05:44 AM

    please make use of this person. he has some talent more than big IT professionals who can do very little but earn millions. Hope the good President identifies this talent.

    Hasith Friday, 18 November 2016 07:32 AM

    Nice gesture Mr. President.

    Citizen Friday, 18 November 2016 07:48 AM

    Why not make him a Deputy Minister?

    Bala Friday, 18 November 2016 08:08 AM

    Maithri living up to his name

    VSH Friday, 18 November 2016 08:19 AM

    Encouraging to more youths to hack government websites -D via DM Android App

    Po nol Friday, 18 November 2016 08:31 AM

    As a matter of fact. I'm not saying that you are going through a bunch of gonpalanas.

    Praba Friday, 18 November 2016 08:54 AM

    Let's start hacking and get rewarded by H.E. What a joke?


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