Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Jan 2011 22:28 UTC
Legal "Sony has won its request for a temporary restraining order in its PS3 jailbreak case against Geohot and fail0verflow, despite a jurisdictional technicality. At the same time, the judge at the US District Court for the Northern District of California has allowed Sony to keep the lawsuit in San Francisco. The restraining order forbids the jailbreak team from distributing or linking the jailbreak procedure, or encouraging others to jailbreak or hack their PS3 or PSN. They've also been ordered to turn over any computers or storage media used to create the jailbreak to Sony's lawyers." Land of the free fail.
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RE: This is ludicrous!
by WereCatf on Fri 28th Jan 2011 04:48 UTC in reply to "This is ludicrous!"
WereCatf
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This action by Sony and these "judges" is futile. Anyone with half a brain knows this. This lawsuit will not stop people like GeoHot from hacking their hardware

Indeed. I was just thinking to myself that this is really like throwing pure gasoline in an open fire and hoping it'll douse the flames: now people will continue hacking and cracking Sony's stuff just in spite of them, quite the reverse Sony wanted.

Oh well, Sony as a company really sucks nowadays and you can bet that they'll continue to make themselves look like even bigger asshats than before.

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