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Old 03-15-2016, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by cochrane View Post
Star Wars certainly influenced Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative.
Reagan was also inspired by WarGames to sign the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in 1984. Congressmen started hearings on computer fraud bills by showing the opening of the film. It's basically a direct line from the film to legislation.

http://www.cnet.com/news/from-wargam...w-went-astray/