Quote: "We are stunned that RealNetworks has adopted the tactics and ethics of a hacker to break into the iPod, and we are investigating the implications of their actions under the DMCA and other laws." - Apple Computer in an apparent reversal of their "think different" marketing strategy, July 29, 2004
Discusses a method of accessing a menu on a soda machine and info on the options available.
In Best of 2600 book?
Yes, page 721, Section 3 (2000 and Beyond: A Changing Landscape), Chapter 17 (Retail Hacking)
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..)
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