“The iPhone-Gate saga just gets more intriguing: According to reports from Wired and CNet, two of the major players involved in the sale of the iPhone prototype to tech blog Gizmodo have now been identified,” Sarah Jacobsson reports for PC World.
“The finder, 21-year-old resident of Redwood City, California, Brian J. Hogan, received $5000 for handing the prototype over to Gizmodo,” Jacobsson reports. “In an article published Thursday, CNet reported that Hogan “had help” in finding a buyer for the phone. According to CNet, 27-year-old University of California at Berkeley student Sage Robert Wallower was the go-between for Hogan and the tech sites.”
Jacobsson reports, “Wallower, a former Navy cryptologic technician, previously worked as a computer security officer at Securitas and possesses ‘top-secret clearance,’ according to his LinkedIn profile.”
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