At Philly 2600, we always welcome new and interesting people. It does not matter if you are an expert in your field or a just have an interest in technology and hacking. This is the place for you if:
- You like to disassemble things to learn how they work
- You like to share and collaborate on projects
- You like to build things
- You like to make things
- You love to learn about technology in general
However, if what you are interested in involves unlawful activities that cause harm to anyone or their property, this is not the place for you. As hackers, technology is our passion, we are driven by the curiosity to learn new things, explore existing technology and brainstorm to create new. Yes, many hackers enjoy defacing websites, carry out DDoS attacks, and the like. Even so, that does not mean that all of us hackers behave the same way.
hacker ethic /n./
- The belief that information-sharing is a powerful positive good, and that it is an ethical duty of hackers to share their expertise by writing free software and facilitating access to information and to computing resources wherever possible.
- The belief that system-cracking for fun and exploration is ethically OK as long as the cracker commits no theft, vandalism, or breach of confidentiality.