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Hardware Hacking

Submission + - From "happy hacking" to "screw you" (virishi.net)

tquid writes: Trying to bridge the digital divide in Canada's poorest postal code, a principled group of hackers adopt "open source"-based technology spun off from an MIT project. Then the terms on the hardware are changed, and changed again, and then firmware to lock out the frustrated group's software is installed, screwing them out of their investment and many hours of development work.
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From "happy hacking" to "screw you"

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