Tag Archives: Jerry Justianto

Stopping Terrorists With WordStar

By | May 8, 2005

A glimpse into Indonesia’s high-tech war on terrorism, crime and corruption, revealed in today’s Media Indonesia Online’s story (in Bahasa Indonesia) of the president’s visit to the airport immigration office at Jakarta Airport, where embarrassed officials try to access their database of those 5,000–odd people banned from leaving or entering the country. The files are all in WordStar,… Read More »

News: Protecting the Unprotectable

By | July 7, 2003

 However much they spend, Microsoft don’t seem to be able to fend off the hackers. A new version of its Reader — designed to allow users of the handheld device to read copyright protected versions of ebooks, while ensuring they don’t copy the ebooks or do thing with them they’re not supposed to — has been hacked within… Read More »

Link: Harry Potter e-book pirates

By | June 26, 2003

  Harry Potter’s latest oeuvre is circulating on the Internet — as an e-book. Jerry Justianto, who runs a blog on e-publishing, has been tracking it and says it raises interesting commercial and ethical questions.     “It was available two  days after the official release.  That’s why it does not make sense for publishers not release a legal version. … Read More »