Originally Posted by SteveEisenberg
More seriously, none of the millions of incarcerated Americans are in the slammer for rooting their Kindles, and this will continue to be. I have an extremely hard time seeing middle class hardware hackers as a persecuted minority.
I guess you don't remember Dimitry Skylarov. Here's a link to the USA Today article back in 2001: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/...ian-hacker.htm
That wasn't for hardware hacking, but for busting the encryption on Adobe PDF files. So Apprentice Alf is right to be wary.