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Re: warez

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Thursday, June 21, 2001, 19:56
Frank George Valoczy wrote:

> What a useless occupation, I've always thought. But then I've always > operated on the principle of the barter system, I'll do something for > someone if I get something in return. Exchange of information like this > list also falls into this =)
In both cases, one gets to demonstrate one's huge 'nads by showing how much information one has to give away: the potlatch principle of the Internet economy. The difference is that crackers typically don't want to say *how* they did it, whereas on this list we attempt to educate one another as fully as possible. "It is an Inkling's duty to be bored; it is his privilege to bore on occasion." -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@...> no more / no less || to do / all things || with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein