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Meet The Man Who Started The Hacker Wars

The New Yorker  |  Posted: 04/30/2012 9:49 am Updated: 04/30/2012 9:49 am

George Hotz

The New Yorker:

In the summer of 2007, Apple released the iPhone, in an exclusive partnership with A.T. & T. George Hotz, a seventeen-year-old from Glen Rock, New Jersey, was a T-Mobile subscriber. He wanted an iPhone, but he also wanted to make calls using his existing network, so he decided to hack the phone.

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