This week's book giveaway is in the Mac OS forum. We're giving away four copies of a choice of "Take Control of Upgrading to Yosemite" or "Take Control of Automating Your Mac" and have Joe Kissell on-line! See this thread for details.
4294967295 is 2^32 - 1. In other words, at 4GB the ZIP file fails. If I recall correctly, ZipFile and ZipInputStream were limited to this size up to Java 6. If I also recall correctly, this limited was removed in Java 7.