From the Kevin Mitnick Interview Transcript, Part 1 over at TechTV »
"Mitnick: They wouldn't even give me the bail hearing, but also I was held in solitary confinement for 8 months, because a federal prosecutor told the judge that I could start a nuclear war by whistling into the telephone.
Laporte: (laughs) Could you?
Mitnick: (laughs) Well, you have a phone on you? Let's try it out. (laughs)"