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sebastian on Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:40:32 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> textz.com reported to have released the complete works of Theodor W. Adorno


London, November 28, 2014

Today, textz.com has released its long-rumored "Complete Historical-Critical
Edition" as a torrent on The Pirate Bay (1). The encrypted archive is supposed
to contain the source code of all published and unpublished versions of the
website, from around 1999 to 2006, and thousands of pirated e-books, allegedly
including the complete works of Theodor W. Adorno in digital form.

Between 2000 and 2004, textz.com was one of the most popular online sources
for pirated digital literature. In October 2014, the website has resurfaced as
an "Alternate Reality Game" whose participants are confronted with a series of
cryptograhic puzzles (2). It is expected that solving the game will let
players decrypt the complete textz.com archives that were released today.

(1) https://thepiratebay.se/torrent/11582339

(2) http://textz.com/arg

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