July 19, 2007

Harry Potter Security

No time for comment other than to say this was a very hard problem that has the nice side benefit of boosting demand for the book.

NPR Radio Story on Harry Potter Security and why it's good for the book.

Where is Harry Potter Printed? Security at the printer seems a bit random, but then again, so is this poorly written article..

Leak on Bittorrent

Bruce Schneier on the scope of the problem.

Reuters Description of Barnes and Noble Security

British Tabloid on the search for a worker at the publisher who revealed book details.

Description of contracts booksellers and libraries have to sign as well as penalties suffered by those who leaked other books in the series.

Picture of security guard with the books.

The iPhone / Harry Potter virus. Designed to attract Google juice?

The New York Times reviewed the book, and Rowling is peeved they even got a copy.

Posted by Abner on July 19, 2007 12:40 PM


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