[SATLUG] man arrested for copying own CD's

Alex Bartonek bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 1 21:19:26 CST 2008

aah. gotcha.

--- Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think he's pointing out back doors in general.  I
> did read about the adobe
> thing and the ensuing weak response from one of
> their photoshop team
> member's blogs.  The issue wasn't so much the idea
> of calling home, it was
> the the fact that the IP they were using was
> 192.168. something
> .2o7.net....the fact that 192.168 was positioned in
> front, and that the 'o'
> in 2o7 was capitalized to look like 207.  While the
> savvy user would spot
> the .net and know that it was bogus to begin with,
> the average user wouldn't
> know.  Then again, would the average user know that
> 192.168.x.x is a private
> subnet usually used in home routers?  Maybe, maybe
> not.  The rage comes from
> the fact that either adobe or omniture used a URL
> that intentionally misled
> people 'not in the know'  about networking.
> E

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