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NEW 'Off The Hook' ONLINE
3 February 2016, 8:50 pm

NEW 'Off The Hook' ONLINE

Posted 04 Feb, 2016 4:50:21 UTC

The new edition of Off The Hook from 03/02/2016 has been archived and is now available online.


NEW 'Off The Wall' ONLINE
2 February 2016, 6:06 pm

NEW 'Off The Wall' ONLINE

Posted 03 Feb, 2016 2:06:20 UTC

The new edition of Off The Wall from 02/02/2016 has been archived and is now available online.


WINTER ISSUE OF 2600 RELEASED - ANOTHER NEW DIGITAL OPTION AVAILABLE
14 January 2016, 1:40 am

The brand new Winter issue of 2600 is now out and available to all! In fact, it's probably within arm's reach right now if you're a subscriber. If you're not, don't despair. There are plenty of options. You can become a subscriber and never have to face this problem again. We can also be found in all kinds of bookstores around the world, from the shady to the mainstream. Or you can go digital. We have Kindle subscriptions available in the United States and the United Kingdom and Google Play subscriptions available in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Netherlands, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, and Australia. Our newest option that just started with this issue is the Nook subscription, available worldwide. There's still more, so many that we have a whole section of our website devoted to outlining them all. With each issue, there are more ways of finding us and less reasons not to. We hope you become a part of the fun if you haven't already.

 


CALL FOR PARTICIPATION AT THE ELEVENTH HOPE
13 January 2016, 11:41 am

With all of the commotion that took place with the release of tickets to The Eleventh HOPE on Monday (we've already sold close to half of our capacity), you may not have been aware that we also released a Call For Participation, which you can read here.

Good speakers are an essential part of the HOPE conferences, and each time we do this, the variety and creative ideas of our many presenters are what make HOPE truly shine. Unlike most other conferences, we open the door to all kinds of different ideas and approaches to the hacker world. A typical speaker lineup may consist of a college professor, a 13-year-old kid, an activist, and a spy - all in a row. (Of course, it's much more diverse than that.) What matters to us is that you have something to say, regardless of who you are, where you're from, and what your experience is. This is the place for new ideas and approaches. With over a hundred slots to fill, your words have a great chance at being included.

Full instructions on how to submit your ideas on both talks and workshops can be found on The Eleventh HOPE website, in addition to many other ways of getting involved. Whether as a speaker, workshop coordinator, volunteer, or attendee, we look forward to seeing you at The Eleventh HOPE in July!

The Eleventh HOPE will be held on July 22-24, 2016 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

 


TICKETS FOR THE ELEVENTH HOPE GO ON SALE MONDAY
10 January 2016, 11:01 am

The moment is at hand. Tickets for The Eleventh HOPE will officially go on sale Monday, January 11th, at 11:11 am Eastern Time. Simply click here at that time.

Do not panic - these tickets will not sell out in three seconds like the last couple of batches. But the possibility exists that they will sell out since more people attend every time and our space, though huge, is limited. If you're relatively sure that you'll be attending the conference, we strongly suggest buying your tickets as soon as possible.

The eleventh Hackers On Planet Earth conference will be held July 22-24, 2016 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

Keep watching xi.hope.net for more info on the conference.

 


SECOND BATCH OF DISCOUNTED HOPE TICKETS SOLD OUT
6 December 2015, 9:56 am

It only took a few seconds once more but our second batch of tickets to The Eleventh HOPE have come and gone. We're sorry.

But all is not lost. The main batch of tickets will go on sale in early January. Check this space for updates.

The eleventh Hackers On Planet Earth conference will be held July 22-24, 2016 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

It's way too early for speaker information but we've had people like Edward Snowden, Daniel Ellsberg, Steve Wozniak, and Jello Biafra keynoting in the past and we always have over 100 speakers and presentations from the community that are remembered for many years afterward. We have no doubt this next conference will be even better.

Keep watching xi.hope.net for more info on the conference.

 


2600 HOLIDAY SPECIALS ONLINE
1 December 2015, 1:14 am

We've put together an assortment of holiday deals so you can get into the spirit of the season and buy people presents! We've got everything from multiple calendar sets to clothing deals to discounted subscriptions to a full set of back issues that's cheaper than we've ever offered it before. Some of these may sell out or overwhelm us so check them out while you have the chance at http://store.2600.com/collections/holiday-specials.

Another cool way to share the stuff on our store with friends and family is to take advantage of our new 2600 Gift Cards, available in a variety of values. It's the same as giving a present, only they get to choose exactly what they want. Our gift cards are transferable and never expire. You can find them at http://store.2600.com/collections/gift-cards.


THE ELEVENTH HOPE IS ON THE HORIZON - INITIAL TICKETS SOLD OUT IN 3 SECONDS
6 November 2015, 10:42 am

It's official - we're taking it to Eleven.

For the eleventh time since 1994, we will be hosting a Hackers On Planet Earth conference in New York City. The dates are July 22-24, 2016 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City.

Our last conference featured Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg as keynotes along with over 100 other awesome speakers. It'll be hard to top that, but we'll surely think of something.

We offered 100 tickets for sale on 11/11 at 11:11 ET and they sold out within three seconds according to reports. Don't feel bad if you didn't get one - we will be offering more next month. Stay tuned for more details on the conference and how you can participate.


AUTUMN ISSUE OF 2600 RELEASED
14 October 2015, 8:48 am

The Autumn issue of 2600 is now available! Those of you who subscribe probably already know this. Those who visit the magazine section of their local bookstore or newsstand may have also seen the brand new issue there. If you want to start getting the latest in hacker news delivered to your home and/or device, simply subscribe to our printed edition, subscribe to our Kindle version (for the U.K., click here), or subscribe to the Google Play version for digital versions in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Netherlands, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, and Australia. And there are still more methods of getting issues digitally that we've outlined here. We intend to expand even more in the digital world and in the physical one wherever there's space.

 


AN APOLOGY FROM TRUNK ARCHIVE
18 September 2015, 7:31 am

We have received the following apology from Melissa Kelly, the Chief Operating Offier at Trunk Archive, for their mistaken accusations against us. It reads as follows:

Dear 2600,
   As COO of Trunk Archive, I would like to offer my sincere apologies for
   “Ink Splotch-gate”
   Artist attribution and copyright protection are very important to us,
   so we truly regret this case of “mistaken identity”.
   Using a digital copyright infringement service is a relatively new
   thing for us and we have learnt a lot about what can go wrong through
   the comments made by 2600 and the community at large.
   Thanks for all the feedback and please feel free to reach out to me
   with any questions or thoughts on this matter.
   Once again.. very sorry for our error.
   Best regards
   Melissa

Receiving this from an actual person at Trunk Archive is an important step and we appreciate the sentiment. It's especially promising if they truly are listening to the community. We know there is a huge difference in opinion and an awful lot of changes that will be necessary (such as most of the business model of Trunk Archive and similar organizations), but if there's even a chance that our voices will be heard, we would be wise to take it.

If you have thoughts on this issue, please put them together in a concise and coherent manner and send them here.If we get some decent ones, we'll put them online in the near future. Please sign your submission with whatever name/handle you want the world to see. We thank everybody for their tremendous support throughout this whole incident and hope we can play a part in making some much needed changes.

 


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