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Old 18 April 2010, 12:26   #20
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Originally Posted by Galahad/FLT View Post
The reasons for the US having the BBS's and Europe the main cracking scene is simple.

Amiga was popular in Europe, it wasn't in America.

Americans could buy modems and hard drives cheaper than we could.

And the coup de grace was that bluboxing (phone phreaking) meant you could call the US for free, hence the plethora of US based BBS's.

As already mentioned, The Surge/Quartex was American, I can't think of any others.
yes simple bbs americans crackers uk and demo coders sweden
northern europe denmark finland ect

ive always thought the
coders from northern hemosphere have long nights snowed in for coding longer and perfecting code
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