A passage from thriller, Rice Tea by Julien McArdle: 'Things were getting frantic at RCMP headquarters. What began as a single media request had soon spun out of control. It was as if all the nation's media outlets had decided in unison that this story about homegrown hackers would be front page news. The story was already a big hit on the Internet, with rumours of busts spreading all over the digital underground. That this was a story about Canadian bad guys didn't help matters as such news items were always popular with the country's media...