09 F9 11 02 T-Shirt
Did you know that you can get into really big trouble if you post the code beginning with 09 F9 11 02 on your website? It is very likely that a take-down notice will be send to the owner of the website as soon as a lawyer from one of the corporations guarding the secret is finding out about it.
You may be wondering why they are making such a big deal about this code that continues with 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 which only some users might identify as the code to rule them all, aka the processing key that unlocks the content of every HD-DVD available up to this point.
Did you know that the processing key ends with 63 56 88 C0? I did not until I read an article where the AACS sent some takedown notices to websites owners who mentioned the key. So, what is actually happening now is that this key will be reproduced on thousands of websites who report about this takedown notice; it will be available in caches, in forum posts and in many other places including custom created T-Shirts, Mugs and Mousepads. It seems that the takedown notice somehow backfired on the AACS, don't you think?
Instead of just keeping it under tight control by ignoring the code posting on sites where it has been posted on, the AACS made such a big deal out of it that the story went viral and reached even mainstream media that reported about it. Some did not show or mention the code while others mentioned it openly on their sites. But even if the code was not mentioned directly, it gave readers and viewers information about it, and it is likely that at least part of that user base used the Internet to find out more about that code and why organizations are hell-bent to censor all sites that post it.Advertisement
You can add another website to that list lol :P
Stupid- they only got more publicity from it!
Smooth. Love it!
11,000(!!!!) diggs and rising…
the entire world will know that number at this rate.
Digg has been disabling accounts and deleting stories. They took down a story that got about 3000 diggs because the key was the main focus of the story. This is getting retarded
Sorry, I meant to say 15,000 diggs. 15,000.
I’ve seen this number so much now I have it memorized. Does the MPAA own part of my brain now?
@mikey, yes, run for it before they catch you haha :P
Send an eCard of that famous Hex Number. (3rd eCard on the page)
In fact I just started a blog about the legal side.
This is my favorite number (in Base 36): L96O54KFN6HZ7PT164DQFLJ4
Warning: Converting my favorite number to Base 16 may be hazardous to your health.
What’s so funny about Digg is when they first started, there were comparisons made about Digg vs. Slashdot; i.e., Digg would let everything be posted vs. /. using “screeners” to determine what’s displayed.
Digg makes some money and feels as though they have something at stake now, so they change their policy to be one of “we’ll allow anything which won’t cause someone to sue us”. In the same breath, they say by following the rules, it will help them “maintain a democracy”.
I think they’re walking a tightrope and are trying to avoid looking soft to their community but are being coached by TPTB (The Powers That Be) to avoid anything involving media and content control. If they wimp out completely, someone *will* go to the lengths of hosting in a safe location and let everything be posted…as Digg promised everyone from the onset.
Stick around, someone’s going to put a Digg 2.0 together and Digg can rely upon stories about the first person to set up a kool-aid stand died and the obit is on the web site of a backwater newspaper.
Digg will be come dugg. As in “dugg themselves into a hole in the ground”.
You’re either open, or you aren’t.
(This is akin to Microsoft portraying the spirit of OSS and failing to even come close. They’re slamming the door on Visual FoxPro development and say they’ll release, “kinda/sorta a lot of the source”. You can’t be kinda/sorta virgin or pregnant. You either are, or you aren’t.)
Digg stock climbs 14.625 points on the Weenie Stock Exchange. Before long, they’ll probably have a stock split.
It’s back, posted by the founder of Digg himself!
Moe Wampum has it on a t-shirtit’s now on a t-shirt at http://moeschwag.com/hcrcot.html
Very nice looking shirt. Better looking than the stuff you need it to look at with.
well, did you get a letter?
Well I did not get a letter until now and it is questionable if I ever will. Neither my website nor my server are hosted in the United States
hey. this kicks ass. can I copy ur text to put on my blog..with appropriate linkbacks et al?
better. cheaper. faster.
Beautiful T-shirt with designed codes on it.Here i find them in different colors you can have a look on T shirts
Hey, the number you gave gets known to all now…thats a big deal done …Anyway the t-shirt is cute…
Yet another page added, 09-f9-11-02 must be a really hurting, maybe some kind of BDSM hotline number for geeks, encoded in hex? ;-)