posted Apr 27, 2001

How to Crack Open an E-Book Hacking & Cracking4/27/2001; 5:17:33 PM 'A hacker claims he or she has cracked the code and can remove the encryption on e-books in the RocketBook format, allowing the extraction of the content as plain text.''At the end of March, the hacker started making this information available publicly, and posted one URL to Gemstar's forums and the code and instructions to other Web forums.' '"My goal was, and continues to be, to point out the weaknesses of DRM (digital rights management) systems, in the hope that these systems will either grow so much to collapse under their own weight or be abandoned as futile," the poster said.'

 

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