"? The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey is an important, amazing book that tells the story of these kids and adults as they explore a new frontier."
—John Baichtal, Wired Blog, August, 2008
"As a one-time contributor, I am stoked!"
—Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing
"This should be a history book for CS students."
"If you are looking for a collection of the best essays from three decades . . . providing a representative and thorough look at the emerging issues in hacking over time, you've got yourself a new bible."
Trailblazing tales from technology's most colorful, controversial publication
They hack because they can. Their exploits have changed technology, and their stories have filled the pages of 2600: The Hacker Quarterly since 1984. Following the hacker's code of freely sharing information, this Collector's Edition documents 24 years of controversial, cutting-edge technological adventures that have changed history. For example:
Hacking an election
An American Express phone story
The world vs. Kevin Mitnick
How to track any UK GSM mobile phone
A pirate radio primer
Simplex locks — so simple to break
A hacker in Iraq
The saga of Bernie S
All the details about DeCSS
Hacking Google Adwords
Collector's Edition includes
Each copy is individually numbered