Hacker has last laugh over lottery site

Monday, 26 August 2002, 9:59 AM EST

LowVoltage, the hacker who was last month threatened with legal action by Lotto organiser Uthingo over his "National Robbery" site, this week paid the renewal fee for the Uthingo domain which was overdue.

In a letter to the company, LowVoltage said: "In the interests of preserving your connectivity, [I] took the approach of paying the renewal fee on your behalf."

LowVoltage says that while on the .co.za registry site earlier this week, he noticed that the Uthingo.co.za domain renewal fee was overdue and faced suspension, and he decided to pay the R50 fee on the company's behalf.

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