October 21, 2010 AT 7:32 pm

Prosecutors Seek to Block Xbox Hacking Pioneer From Mod Chip Trial

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Prosecutors Seek to Block Xbox Hacking Pioneer From Mod Chip Trial @ Wired.com

Want a live tutorial on how to hack an Xbox by the guy who actually wrote the book on it?

If so, you should plan to attend what likely would be the nation’s first federal jury trial of a defendant accused of jailbreaking Xbox 360s, installing mod chips that allow the console to run pirated or home-brewed games and applications.

Celebrity geek Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, the designer of the Chumby and author of the 2003 title Hacking the Xbox: An Introduction to Reverse Engineering, has agreed to testify for a southern California man charged under the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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