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FatHead_Slim
July 26th, 2001, 06:07
http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010717/ts/tech_hacker_arrest_dc_1.html

http://www.dibona.com/dmca/index.shtml

spamal
July 26th, 2001, 08:35
join the fight here:

http://www.onethumb.com/index.pl?section=freedmitry

disavowed
July 26th, 2001, 16:51
meanwhile, i haven't found a single ebook that's downloadable that i can use this program on. seems like everywhere i look, you have to pay before you can download the books. anyone have any advice?

drak0
July 26th, 2001, 22:35
Hi.

There is this site www.netlibrary.com that allows you to download their software and actually download ebooks from their site. The thing is... only a certain amount of ppl can have a book 'checked' out at a time and shit like that. It does all this service authencation crap before you can actually view the book

I tried to reverse this little project a while ago... but to no avail... to make the program not care about the server... and just open the book and read it... then it would be AWESEME! But... sadly... I got sidetracked and forgot about it until now...

Anyway... the selection is very limited on that site unless you can go thru a university which licenses tons of ebooks. Maybe i could make a temp account for this board so people can get all the books that my univ. has

Hrmm... I wish I didn't install SP2 fuken microsoft... now I have to fight to get SI working again... O well.... later..

-drak0


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disavowed (07-26-2001 14:51):
meanwhile, i haven't found a single ebook that's downloadable that i can use this program on. seems like everywhere i look, you have to pay before you can download the books. anyone have any advice?

Kilby
July 27th, 2001, 03:37
Part of why people are so pissed at adobe is precisely this.

If you read the details of the app, you need to have the 'token' on your machine.

So to decrypt the book back to a 'normal' PDF you need to have bought.

So only the legal owner can actually decrypt it in the first place.

In certain parts of the world it is your leagl right to be able to make a backup of something you have bought.

Kilby...

Kilby
July 27th, 2001, 04:30
I see that the e-book password recovery app has been removed from elcomsoft.

So is that why Adobe dropped the case ?

Kilby...

tsehp
July 27th, 2001, 06:51
The app was put to the main page for download tsehp.cjb.net
If adobe + dmca have this level of democracy sense, the internet will never ease their totalitarist though, I just can't believe that in this country a guy could be jailed so easily.

lets spread the app, with cracked exe please (can't do on the site for legal purposes )

regards,

tsehp

mo k
July 27th, 2001, 10:18
Brave step Tsehp, i congratulate yu for it.

?ferret
July 31st, 2001, 22:05
You'd be surprised at the number of idiotic laws that survive in the US ;-)

NchantA
August 13th, 2001, 00:19
www.nchanta.com for the full version cracked by me for pgc

Nc

mike
August 14th, 2001, 16:56
Anyone know details of the system? I.e. from the short description above, it sounds like the "token" is a key to decrypt the book. In the past, Adobe's protection has been 40-bit, which is eminently crackable. I heard they may be going to 128-bit, though.

Squidge
August 19th, 2001, 18:53
Adobe now support 128-bit encryption technology in there new Acrobat 5.0 proggy. So there's no reason why they can't use it in other programs too now.