IT admin who locked up San Francisco's network appears in court

Former network administrator Terry Childs has locked up a multimillion dollar computer system for San Francisco that handles sensitive data and is refusing to give police the password.
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Terry Childs pleaded not guilty to charges of computer tampering in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday. Childs, a network administrator with the city's Department of Telecommunication Information Services is charged with resetting the administrative passwords to the city's WAN and refusing to give up the codes.

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