Hack let you convert encrypted Mobipocket files that were intended for another reader so that that work on Kindle.
The Kindle supports Mobipocket files directly. You don't need to write a script to do that.
Being at home on a rainy day, but wanting to read some new novel that just came out, you can have it in seconds. This concept (not hobbled by DRM) is pretty damned liberating.
Non DRM Mobipocket format is already supported on the Kindle - just drag and drop.
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