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2600 Magazine: The Hacker Quarterly - Autumn 2010

2600 Magazine: The Hacker Quarterly - Autumn 2010 [Kindle Edition]

Emmanuel Goldstein , Dave Buchwald
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2600 Magazine is the world's foremost journal on computer hacking and technological manipulation and control. Published by hackers since 1984, 2600 is a true window into the minds of some of today's most creative and intelligent people. The de facto voice of a new generation, this publication has its finger on the pulse of the ever-changing digital landscape. Available for the first time in a digital edition, 2600 continues to bring unique voices to an ever growing international community interested in privacy issues, computer security, and the digital underground.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 223 KB
  • Publisher: 2600 Enterprises; 3 edition (21 Sep 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0049P1NIK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Essential reading in the information age 3 Nov 2010
2600 is a great source of information and opinion, whether or not you consider yourself to be a hacker.

The magazine takes an in-depth look at the information and communications technology which has become an integral part of our lives. While some articles require a level of technical expertise (it'll help if you know your way around a Linux distribution and a programming language or two), much of the information is accessible to anyone with reasonable computing proficiency.

Where 2600 really excels is in its examination of the effects of technology on society. Issues including Wikileaks, intellectual property law, privacy, data protection and media manipulation are frequent themes, and the magazine provides a platform for a range of views which sometimes aren't heard in the mainstream media.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Needs a subscription option. 1 Nov 2010
By James T. Freeman - Published on
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I have read 2600 off and on for more than 17 years now. I read this before I even owned a computer, learned a few tricks to call home for free when I was short on change but needed a ride. Glad to see they have jumped into the new format. But they really need to get a subscription going.
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4.0 out of 5 stars 2600 for Kindle an easy find. 3 Jan 2011
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I've always had issues locating copies of 2600 magazine at the local book stores. I'm glad it's available for the kindle. My only complaint is that I can't have it as a subscription with auto delivery.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The origional guide for makers, fakers, and the curious. 16 Dec 2010
By Cecil R. Casey - Published on
2600 has been a staple of my bookshelfs for years. I am glad to see that as publishing moves in new directions that the quarterly will be keepimg pace.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great magazine, full of information. 29 May 2014
By jose alcaraz - Published on
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when it come to electronics, there is more to know than just turning them on or off. This magazine is full of information that you are missing out. Good to know.
4.0 out of 5 stars Non Hacker Reader 30 May 2011
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I am not a hacker, even remotely, but do enjoy this little magazine even though some, even though many, articles I don't fully understand, though bravely try to. The reason I buy it is, frankly, because it is so well written. The responses to the Letters to Editor are sometimes a scream--very funny while also, at the same time, being polite and informative. Also, there is a refreshing, First Amendment and civil libertarian ethos to the magazine, and the enjoyment of reading people writing enthusiastically about what they love to do. The magazine seems, to use a psychological phrase, genuine.
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