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George Hotz, Now Using His Skills For Good

Written on June 27, 2011 by Lulu

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After George 'Geohot' Hotz survive the legal onslaught of Sony, he is now using his knowledge and skills for a good cause by working for Facebook.

After surviving the legal onslaught of earlier this year, legendary hacker – George ‘’ Hotz – obtained a great job opportunity. He is working for the social networking site, .

Based on an interview with hacking community MyGreatFest, Geohot declined a challenge to hack an 2 to remain focus on his new job. They say that ’s action indicated his involvement in the development of Facebook’s rumored iPad apps.┬áIt is also confirmed by TechMeme’s Gabe Rivera by tweeting a link to the hacker’s Facebook wall, which reportedly addressed Facebook as an amazing place to work.

George Hotz is not the first hacker to leave his hacking life and go to have a legal job. Now that more companies are recognizing the talents and skills required to become a hacker, Geohot will surely not be the last one to have this kind of situation.

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