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The War Against The Hackers

Ronin75 Heroic hackers? (205 comments)

>Hackers don't buy computer games, but they get
>online anyway, managing to get their hands on
>registration access codes.

How is it somehow heroic to steal CDs, movies, and computer games?

I find the idea of the "virtue" of stealing games to be the most ridiculous, since the game programmers are... well, hackers trying to make a living at it. There's nothing virtuous about it; it's an evil side to the culture.

Come on, Jon, you can do better than that.

more than 15 years ago


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