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    Hacking dare: break code, get $$$

    Date 18 Sep 2000
    Category Hacks/Cracks
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    This is no idle threat being launched by the Secure Digital Music Initiative, the industry consortium set up 18 months ago to figure out what the heck to do about the digital music mania, then just brewing online. (Napster hadn't even . . .
    This is no idle threat being launched by the Secure Digital Music Initiative, the industry consortium set up 18 months ago to figure out what the heck to do about the digital music mania, then just brewing online. (Napster hadn't even crossed founder Shawn Fanning's mind at that point, much less become the powerhouse it now is.) Starting Friday, the consortium wants you to visit HackSDMI.org to see if you can hack SDMI. The challenge is open until Oct. 7. "By successfully breaking the SDMI protected content, you will play a role in determining what technology SDMI will adopt," says the release trumpeting the contest.

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