/ Weather channel downloads data packages from Nintendo servers via plain http connection.
http://weather. wapp.wii.com/1/076/short.bin http:// weather.wapp.wii.com/ 1/ 076/ forecast.bin http:// news.wapp.wii.com/ 1/076/news. bin.08 Nowadays, it seems the news file has moved: http:// news.wapp.wii.com/ v2/ 1/076/news.bin.00 ... http://news.wapp.wii.com/v2/1/076/news.bin.23 File structure: <pre> $0000 - $003F: padding (00) $0040 - $013F: rsa encrypted sha-1 signature of rest of the file $0140 - $....: compressed data </ pre> Data compression method is still unknown. If you calculate entropy of the data, you will notice that it is definitely not encrypted. Probably it uses a modified version of propieritary Nintendo compression method described here: http:// everything2.com/ index. pl?node_id=1469892 [[Category:Software]][[Category:WII_chanel]]