|04-26-2008, 08:34 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2002
Device: Sony PRS-650 / Nexus 7 / Kindle PW
HarperCollins paid notorious hacker to develop piracy soft
The Guardian reports:
Irony knows no bounds.
|04-26-2008, 08:53 AM||#2|
Gentleman & Cynic
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: 5 generation native Texan
Device: BeBook/Openinkpot, CYbook 3rd gen awaiting RTF software upgrade
Yes, it ranks right up there with "patent trolls" enforcing their patents by sueing big companies instead of letting them "liberate" the IP for free....
|04-26-2008, 01:01 PM||#3|
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: SW Tennessee
Device: Kindle, Iliad v2 & v1,Gen 3 from NAEB, Sony PRS-505, Jetbook
If you watched or read about Frank Abagnale in Catch Me If You Can you know his story ended (happily) with him working for the feds to catch those perps who were doing what he had done.....this after some serious jail time.
Kind of an unusual method of learning a trade....but effective.
|05-01-2008, 11:01 PM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2005
Device: Sony prs-505
This doesn't really have anything to do with the book publishing division (if true) it's about the satellite TV encryption... Forgetting the ethics, it's hard to imagine a book publisher hiring a hacker to do anything. (other than write a book maybe.)
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