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Posted by: on May 2, 2007 | No Comments

FranticIndustries parses yesterday’s incident on Digg, in which someone posted an exploit to get around HD-DVD encryption. Digg’s people removed the post, but other Diggers kept reposting it until those posts filled the entire front page. Digg surrendered, and FranticIndustries’ Stan Schroeder remarked:

But never until today has the entire Internet risen as one to protect their right of free speech, with one string of hexadecimal numbers being their defeaning shout.

How one hexadecimal string changed the Internet – franticindustries.

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