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Specific Illegal or Unethical Requests
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I don’t really have to explain
why you want to stay away from this. Note that as with watermark removal,
there will always be a legitimate-sounding story about why someone no
longer has the password to an account or file. My advice is to just not
get involved: it’s not worth it.
Decoding, Decryption or Decompiling
All of these “de-” requests
involve taking something in a finished state and returning it to some
semblance of its source. But the legitimate owner of a finished product
should already own the decoded, decrypted or uncompiled versions of software
or other files. As with watermark removal and password hacking, there
are sometimes legitimate reasons to request these services, but the incidence
of monkey-business is too high to risk involvement.
Projects Requiring the Use
of Internet Proxy Software
Proxy software allows one user to
make large numbers of requests to a website in such a way that it appears
as if they are coming from many different users. This is very useful
for a variety of unethical activities, such as rigging online polls,
mass-downloading content from places that prohibit it, or spamming. There
is virtually no reason why a legitimate project should involve proxy
switching, so if you see that it is required, don’t bid unless
the client has a very good justification.
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