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[3]: Comment by viton
by Alfman on Mon 21st Mar 2011 22:02 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by viton"
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"You would be okay with suing the hardware store becuase the sold an axe that would later be used to murder someone."

"Even if this 'axe' was prohibited to distribute?"

Terrible metaphor, but which law was broken?
As mentioned above, the DMCA has exceptions for what he's done.

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