Texas Instruments has struck back against Nspire gamers and hackers with even stronger anti-downgrade protection in OS 3.0.2, after the TI calculator hacking community broke the anti-downgrade protection found in OS 2.1 last summer and the new one in OS 3.0.1 a month ago. In addition to that, in OS 3.0.1 the hacker community found Lua programming support and created games and software using it. Immediately, TI retaliated by adding an encryption check to make sure those third-party generated programs won’t run on OS 3.0.2.
MAKE was sent a takedown request awhile back for just linking to something TI didn’t like (MAKE said no, TI dropped it) – a lot of talented and smart engineers from TI read the Adafruit blog, gang – send some emails to your corporate folks and get them to stop this.
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