If you read some of the Kindle discussion groups, you'll see people complaining about "no backlighting", and then a few days/weeks later they will be lauding the fact that it has no backlighting.
The hack allow ENCRYPTED Mobi files to be read on the Kindle. So you can buy a DRM-protected mobi book and read it on Kindle.
Hacker Igor Skochinsky used DRM to load Mobipocket books onto his Kindle. Using a series of scripts, he's able to convert eBook files to Amazon's AZW format and then add the necessary serial number DRM, specialized per an individual's particular Kindle.
Use Mobipocket software to convert PDFs to that format so you can read them on Kindle.
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