The government is striving to prevent Kevin Mitnick from earning a living in any reasonable way. It’s pretty bad that he’s not allowed to use any computer equipment, or work in the computer industry in any capacity. Now the government wants to keep him from writing about computer magazines and speaking about information security on the lecture circuit. How can we expect people not to return to a life of crime if we deny them their best opportunity to earn a living when we let them out of jail?