September 19, 2000
Linux community boycotting bogus 'hacking challenge'
Author: JT Smith
The much maligned music industry is calling for crackers to vie for a chance at $10,000, to be split among those who are able to dismantle any of a number of new technologies designed to protect digital music. The editor of Linux Journal has called for a boycott of the contest, which he says is using contestants as a 'free consulting service,' according to a report at ZDNET.