As per the creator, Robert Morris, the Morris worm unleashed on November 2, 1988 was intended to measure the size of the Internet. It, however, caused upto a million dollars in damage. Morris was fined $10,000 with 3 years probation and 400 hours community service.
The Ghost in the MP3 is a project by Ph.D. student Ryan Maguire who created a song and video by salvaging the bits thrown out by MP3 and MP4 compressions. [more...]