Anonymous to "Attack" Facebook.

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Done. FYI - The fastest way to have a moderator action something within the forum is to use the Report button. Don't abuse this function, though.
I know bro, that's why I didn't want to use it, I try only to use it for spam. Thanks man :)
 
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I rarely ever use the Report button, for some reason. I think I gave up on certain people in the forum. lol
 

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I remember someone posting " this is my new wallpaper" and the avatar was the same. he's the guy that hacked sony, Is that what you mean about his story mindi?

I mean ps3, my bad.
 

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I remember someone posting " this is my new wallpaper" and the avatar was the same. he's the guy that hacked sony, Is that what you mean about his story mindi?

I mean ps3, my bad.
That was another member using a picture of geohot, not the real geohot (George Hotz). Yes, he's the one who hacked the PS3, but I'm referring to his iOS jailbreaking/unlocking story:

He was the first hacker to unlock the iPhone. That was less than a month after the 2G's release. He went on to make many jailbreak tools and unlocks before getting fed up with the the jailbreak community's sense of entitlement and disrespect. In his characteristic dramatic way, he ridiculed jailbreakers (more specifically, people who incessantly pressured him and made demands on Twitter) and declared that he would no longer make these tools, and deactivated his Twitter account and removed his blog. His comments and behavior led to many of his followers turning on him and expressing their disapproval on forums, Twitter, etc.

He went underground for several months before reappearing the day before the scheduled release of Greenpois0n v.1 with his own untethered jailbreak tool, limera1n. He claimed this was for the greater good of the jailbreak community and the only way to preserve a good userland untether exploit, which was about to be "burned" with greenpois0n. Greenposion's developers were then put in a position where the only practical move was to delay its release (which ended up being just a couple of days). This was done in order to avoiding burning an exploit that Apple that was unaware of and implementing Geohot's untether, which was thought to be known by Apple and thereforee would most likely be closed in the next firmware update, regardless if it was used or not.

Apparently, he had made several unsuccessful attempts at having them use his untether in greenpois0n, but they didn't want to delay its release. Maybe because they had learned that many of us wait for the countdown clock to strike midnight and are unreasonable and unaccepting of any delays? So he did what he felt was right, released his jailbreak and, once again, he was bashed. Much of this was due to people not understanding or believing his reason for releasing greenpois0n and subscribing to the theory that this was nothing more than an insidious move.
 

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I highly doubt they'll beable to do anything to FB servers which are powerful enough to host millions at any given time. DDOS attacking FB servers wont even slow them down.
Yeah, if anything, they'll just temporarily disable it and inconvenience those who use facebook. It's as pointless as the riots in London.
 

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Wow mindi, I knew a little, what he did and all, not that. Cool story. The guy's got brain no doubt about it, it was only a matter of time till someone was gonna take notice and hired him to use he's skills for a good cause. Hacking is one way to show your self and what you can do, it sucks that that's what they have to do in order to get noticed.
 
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I've heard that Apple tried to hire them but he refused and said that he likes to jailbreak, unlock, etc. devices "for the fun of it" and to "piss off developers" and "see what they're going to do about it". lol
 

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I didn't know nothing about this until now! Thanks all!
 

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geohot is pretty cool at times. i like his hacking style, but i gotta admit, he's kind of a prick too, course he's from jersey so that doesn't surprise me. i'm just weirded out because hackers usually don't like to have a boss, so whatever mark zuckerberg has in store for facebook and geohot must be huge...
 

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geohot is pretty cool at times. i like his hacking style, but i gotta admit, he's kind of a prick too, course he's from jersey so that doesn't surprise me. i'm just weirded out because hackers usually don't like to have a boss, so whatever mark zuckerberg has in store for facebook and geohot must be huge...
Hackers are often arrogant. I really don't care about that. I just want them to keep making free jailbreak and unlock tools that will be readily available. Yes, he's dramatic, but the jailbreak community was somewhat responsible because they instigated a reaction with their impatient and disrespectful tweets and comments. Delays are inherent to the service, but they were so impatient and felt so entitled that they chose to bite the hand that feeds rather than waiting for him to complete his hard work and do bug testing. I'm not saying he didn't take it too far, but it's gotta be tough to take that much ungratefulness from the people you are providing a free service for. Most handle it better than he did, but he's not the only one who has become frustrated and voiced their feelings in regard to this. Here are a couple of iconic's Tweets after getting fed up. His were more in the form of sarcasm and attempts to throw people off:
The time of jailbreaks is over. You can unfollow me now.
 

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geohot is pretty cool at times. i like his hacking style, but i gotta admit, he's kind of a prick too, course he's from jersey so that doesn't surprise me. i'm just weirded out because hackers usually don't like to have a boss, so whatever mark zuckerberg has in store for facebook and geohot must be huge...
You have been watching way too much Jersey Shore, Jerseylicious, Desperate Housewives, etc Jersey is an awesome place to grow up and live. I know tons of stand up people from Jersey.
 
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You have been watching way too much Jersey Shore, Jerseylicious, Desperate Housewives, etc Jersey is an awesome place to grow up and live. I know tons of stand up people from Jersey.
1) i'm from jersey :D
2) i live in between paterson and franklin lakes, which are two opposites.
3) all those shows, like any other "real life" show is just a drama show that is only for media
4) all those shows don't explain what jersey is all about
5) actually south jersey is full of polite people
6) i despise those shows and never watch them

never ever assume something before asking (y)