Glossary E-J

Eggdrop Bots:
These bots can execute script like site annoucements, rss putout and more.

Stands for EMUlation DVD. It's quite similar to CLONEDVD. You can burn the release, but in order to run it you need an emulation program running in the background such as DT4's RMPS. You can also mount the release, but its still emulation. The scene considers any release that requires a helper program that runs in the background to bypass the protection as emulation, and thus should be named properly as emulation. The only possible exception to this rule is ATIP hiders.

Encoding is the process of converting one digital format to another, applying known algorithms to either obscure the content of the file, or to compress or convert it to another format.

Vinyl Maxi-single, containing 2-5 tracks.

An exploit is a piece of software, a chunk of data, or sequence of commands that take advantage of a bug, glitch or vulnerability in software in order to get access to this computer. When the exploit is succesfull, the computer hacker can gain control of the computer system to use it for a DoS attack, or running a ftp-server.

People who put releases on to a FTP-server.

FS stands for FullScreen, which is a screen size ratio of 4:3 (width:heigth).

Trading system for irc which uses the mIRC client's File Server function and some scripts so users can share their warez directly from their hard drives with eachother.

File Transfer Protocol. This is the language used for file transfer from computer to computer across the WWW. With a FTP application you can move/transfer files between computers connected to the Internet independent of machine type or operating systems.

FXP is the File eXchange Protocol. It isn't an actual protocol, just a method of transfer making use of a vulnerability in FTP. It allows the transfer of files between two FTP servers.

FXP Boards:
People who scan/hack/fill vulnerable computers with warez.

People who break into computers.

The act of retrying to connect to a FTP (almost) without a timeout between the retries, when the server is full. Hammering will slow down the server and will result in a ip-ban mostly.

Stands for High Density DVD. HD-DVD is a digital optical media format which is being developed as one standard for high-definition DVD. HD-DVD is similar to the competing Blu-ray Disc, which also uses the same CD sized (120 mm diameter) optical data storage media and 405 nm wavelength blue laser. HD-DVD is promoted by Toshiba, NEC, and Sanyo, and backed by four major film studios. The Blu-ray Disc is proposed by Sony.

Stands for High Definition Television. HDTV rips are digital recordings from a source stream at either 1080i or 720p at a bitrate from 19,39mbps or higher.

HL stands for Hit List. MP3 releases like the weekly top 40 / dance trends etc. are tagged with HL. A lot of sites don't allowed HL releases because they are considered as custom.

An .img file is an image of a CD/DVD. An .img file can directly be burned to a cd/dvd using Alcohol 120% for example. Not supported by all burn programs.

Independent, not a real group, just term to categorize users who aren't members of lar.ger groups. Occasionally there are releases with an -iND tag.

A release is done internal when it's released for a limited amount of people. Nowadays it's mostly used when a release is already done by another group. By adding the internal tag, the release won't be nuked.

Each machine connected to the Internet has an unique address known as an Internet Protocol address (IP address). The IP address takes the form of four numbers separated by dots, for example:

IRC stands for Internet Relay Chat. IRC is a massive network of text-based chat channels and users all across the world.

IRC Trading:
Users of IRC who download from "XDCC Bots" or "Fserves".

An .iso file is an image of a CD/DVD. An .iso file can directly be burned to a cd/dvd using Alcohol 120% for example.