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New York Public Library pwn3d with HTML Help and Jump to URL

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The other day, I was near Times Square, and I desperately needed to check my email account so that I could get the phone number of a person I was meeting. I didn’t have my laptop on me, so the free wireless in Bryant Park (or open wi-fi elsewhere) was out of the question. […]

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Using CSS to Conceal Extreme Tracking Code; Avoiding the Code Tampering Detection

September 8th, 2006 · No Comments

Extreme Tracking (dot com) is a basic web site statistics service. They offer free web site traffic reports, viewable to visitors and the site owner alike, as well as a paid version of the same service that is private, and viewable only by the person that pays the bills. In the past, it […]

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Super Bowl XL, Download Winamp without Emusic

February 6th, 2006 · 2 Comments

So yesterday I watched the Super Bowl. Honestly I was a bit disappointed. I was expecting much more offense. I was also expecting Mick Jagger not to be a jagoff and start spitting out expletives. In fact, I was so not expecting that, that I tried making a 15:1 bet that […]

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Streaming Content Restriction Techniques in Flash Players

February 4th, 2006 · 9 Comments

Years ago, was one of the only sites to allow bands to create profiles and upload their music for global distribution. Today, a number of other clones have appeared, including,, and Myspace Bands. In the days of, MP3 was veritably the lowest common denominator for music distribution. To […]

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Check your IP Tool, Another Hack for Thefacebook

April 14th, 2005 · No Comments

Two really quick comments. First, I wrote a tool that automatically scans the list of “John Doe” IPs and tells you if you’re being sued in the I2Hub related lawsuits (Update 2006: now gone). The tool is updated as posts more.
Also, once again, I’ve managed to land an egg on the face […]

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