[Air-l] Fwd: [C-FIT_Community] Hackers Have Field Day with Madonna Decoy

jeremy hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Mon Apr 28 14:39:21 PDT 2003


this is from cfit post, which is an interesting group, but other than  
that this is another interesting example of hactivism.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Seth Johnson <seth.johnson at RealMeasures.dyndns.org>
> Date: Sun Apr 27, 2003  10:22:29 PM US/Eastern
> To: C-FIT_Community at RealMeasures.dyndns.org,  
> C-FIT_Release_Community at RealMeasures.dyndns.org,  
> fairuse-discuss at nyfairuse.org, DMCA_Discuss at lists.microshaft.org,  
> DMCA-Activists at gnu.org
> Cc: dpreed at reed.com
> Subject: [C-FIT_Community] Hackers Have Field Day with Madonna Decoy
> Reply-To: C-FIT_Community at realmeasures.dyndns.org
>
>
> (Forwarded from Pho list)
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: pho: Hackers Have Field Day with Madonna Decoy
> Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 18:22:08 -0700 (PDT)
> From: John Parres <johnparres at yahoo.com>
> To: pho at onehouse.com
>
> I do love it so when the Pho list drives the reportage =)
>
> JP
>
> -------------------------------------------
>
>> http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=638&ncid=762&e=3&u=/ 
>> nm/20030427/en_nm/music_madonna_dc
>
> Hackers Have Field Day with Madonna Decoy
> Sun Apr 27, 3:55 PM ET
>
> By Chris Marlowe
>
> LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Anyone who thinks they can control  
> the
> Internet received an object lesson during the past week.
>
>
> It all started when Madonna (news - web sites) literally lent her  
> voice to a
> popular antipiracy technique.  Warner Music Group had audio files  
> purporting
> to be her new songs uploaded onto peer-to-peer file-sharing services.  
> Anyone
> who downloaded the decoys, however, heard nothing but the pop star  
> swearing
> at them. But since then, the pithy profanity has taken on a life of  
> its own.
jeremy hunsinger
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