2002 – The trial of Jon Lech Johansen, better known as “DVD Jon,” begins with Johansen pleading not guilty. DVD Jon has been a pioneer in “Reverse engineering”. O.K, so that is a fancy way of saying “Pirating”, but without his efforts, advances might not have been made. He was acquitted on January 7, 2003.
- Yahoo acquires del.icio.us (delicious.com)
- Microsoft launches Windows 2.01 and Oxite
- Bandai releases WonderSwan