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I just checked out Pirated Sites website, and saw my submission at the top of the front page. Granted, it says “Anonymous”, but it was me. Really it was.

Destroy Drop was designed by Geir Landro (who is also the guy who wrote dTree). His site was copied in the form of Emoticate.net by a guy who calls himself “Krycek”. I recognized Krycek’s design, and submitted it.

If I remember correctly, Krycek tried to play it off as though he was the one who came up with the design, but I knew he was caught. Mwah-ha-hah!

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.