Factoid – 20200819 – How did the Unabomber Get That Name?

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Why was Ted Kaczynski called the Unabomber?

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Why was Ted Kaczynski referred to as “The Unabomber”? Because his early mail bombs were sent to universities (UN) & airlines (A).

via Wikipedia

Kaczynski was the subject of the longest and most expensive investigation in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Before his identity was known, the FBI used the case identifier UNABOM (University and Airline Bomber) to refer to his case, which resulted in the media naming him the “Unabomber”. Via

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