Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Mar 2011 13:19 UTC
Legal And so Sony's crusade against Playstation 3 hacker George "Geohot" Hotz continues. After Sony getting all of Geohot's computers and access to server logs and personal details from many of his websites and social media accounts, Sony has now been given access to Geohot's PayPal account, and all information within it - including of the people he has had financial dealings with.
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RE: even if it's for piracy
by kop316 on Thu 17th Mar 2011 18:03 UTC in reply to "even if it's for piracy"
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Unfortunately, in regards to the US legal system, it is not like buying a gun.

Since the DMCA says you cannot circumvent copyright protection schemes, Sony is making the claim that this is what he did. The intent behind it does not matter.

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