Sounds a like a big PR stunt by Zuckerberg and crew, no ill towards Mr Hotz, we've all got to make a living but he seems talented enough to be more useful doing something else.
Facebook has reportedly hired George Hotz, the hacker best known for defeating the security measures of iPhones and PS3 consoles. Hotz, 21, was the first to develop software that unlocked the iPhone before jailbreaking the PlayStation 3 console. Sony infamously sued Hotz over the hack, a decision that provoked the wrath of …
I guess Facebook has to try some way to stop people from witholding personal info on thier profiles. How are the poor things supposed to make money if they can't target adverts in the right direction.?
New scare - Facebook to try and lift history and cookies files from browsers?
(yeah, what the hell are adverts on Facebook when you've got AdBlock)
really? gamers gave a damn about OtherOS? The only reason Sony was/is able to get away with removing the OtherOS feature is because "mainstream gamers" never cared about it in the first place!
if anything, hanging around gaming forums shows that many gamers hate this guy and many blame him for the PSN outage. Many _wrongly_ believe that he hacked the PSN himself, while other blame him since the hacking attack started in his honer!
practical, demonstrated skills for a company that delivers nothing practical, and denies any sort of innovation.
What's he gonna do. find a way to make facebook application code *not* suck? Or fix the privacy problems which are actually FB's primary reason for existence?
hell, I'd even rather see him with Google than facebook..
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