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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Comment by viton
by viton on Thu 17th Mar 2011 23:51 UTC
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"when Sony removed OtherOS, he wanted to reimplement that feature. He never enabled others to cheat, he never enabled piracy."

Cool story, but far from reality.
It was Hotz who released the vital information/tools and enabled piracy just to earn some more fame. He did nothing to "reimplement OtherOS". Obviously, master key to decrypt and re-sign hacked executables is intended for piracy, but not "OtherOS" feature.

Thom, please stop painting him as innocent sheep.
He knew that Sony may take appropriate steps because of his actions. And that didn't stop him.
Big boys should be responsible for their actions.

You are free to perform as much PS3/Sony bashing as you wish, but don't be surprised that there are people on the other side.

Edited 2011-03-17 23:54 UTC

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