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Autumn2002 cover image
Volume 19
Number 3
60 pages
Autumn2002 back cover image
Quote: "What amazes me is that there are thousands of people who could have been whistle-blowers, from the boards of directors to corporate insiders to the accounting firms to the lawyers working for these firms to the credit-rating agencies. All these people! Would a despotic dictatorship have been more efficient in silencing them and producing the perverse incentives for them all to keep quiet? The system is so efficient that there's total silence. I mean, the Soviet Union had enough dissidents to fill Gulags." - Ralph Nader on the continuing corporate crime wave in the United States.
Notes: Page 13 has a copy of a letter from Direct Media America and page 24 a copy of a letter from Comcast that are not in the index.

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Synopsis Discusses Disney World "Fast Pass", Universal Studios "Universal Express", restaurant TouchPaks, self-guided tour AntennAudios and the French post office Internet terminals.
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In Best of 2600 book? Yes, page 722, Section 3 (2000 and Beyond: A Changing Landscape), Chapter 17 (Retail Hacking)

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Hack A clever or quick fix to a computer program problem, or to a clumsy or inelegant solution to a problem. The term is also used to refer to a modification of a program or device to give the user access to features that were otherwise unavailable. The general media also uses this term to describe the act of illegally breaking into a computer, better described as cracking.    (more..)