[Noisebridge-discuss] win scratch-off lotteries: an easier, more reliable way
griffinboyce at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 12:35:33 UTC 2011
I think we're mostly trying to determine if this particular weakness is
across-the-board (and therefore should be changed), or if it was a one-time
fluke. I'm leaning towards widespread faults, due to the huge numbers of
people who are gaming the scratch-off lottery system in many different
Dumpster diving would be useful for finding empties to compare non-winning
ticket schemes, but around Atlantic City at least, I haven't seen any in the
garbage. Most casinos use compactors, as do many grocery stores.
On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 7:07 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dumpster-diving is a very well-recognized form of hacking. If you doubt
> this, please feel free to grab any issue of 2600 that you find on the
> shelves in the Noisebridge library to find numerous valuable instances
> of dumpster-diving.
> Also, any form of gaming a system for personal benefit, whether its
> finding the algorithm for lottery tickets or where to score free winning
> tickets, generally seems to qualify as hacking.
> On 2/2/2011 12:57 AM, Sai wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 02:54, Ever Falling<everfalling at gmail.com>
> >> don't be a dick, Sai. There was a much more civilly toned way to say
> > Fair point, my apologies. It was not my intent to be a dick about it.
> > - Sai
> > PS Random: I miss CA weather. Right now in Chicago we've got a
> > blizzard bad enough that the nat'l weather service messages are
> > basically politely worded "stay the fuck inside you idiot" messages.
> > And the cops are having a very busy night per
> > http://www.chicagoscanner.com
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