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Re: [News] Texas Instruments Takes on Hackers

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____/ wispygalaxy on Friday 25 Sep 2009 22:12 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Texas Instruments aims lawyers at calculator hackers
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Lawyers for Texas Instruments are taking aim at a group
>> | of calculator enthusiasts who posted the cryptographic
>> | keys used to modify the devices so they run custom-
>> | designed software.
>> `----
> I like Texas Instruments calculators.  I can see why some people would be
> interested in putting custom software on a good calculator.  I have a
> Tetris game on my Ti-83 Plus Silver Edition calc... I couldn't stop playing
> it in 7th grade!  :P  But now, I use my calculator for finance classes.  I
> guess I grew up.  ;)
> TI should try to give their users some flexibility.  With strict rules, of
> course some people will resort to hacking and posting the cryptographic
> keys.

The 'creative' use of DMCA laws is interesting. :-/

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