Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Mar 2011 22:55 UTC
Legal "Sony has filed a new document arguing that the legal action against the noted hacker George Hotz should proceed in California. One of the arguments Hotz's legal team made against California's jurisdiction was the lack of a PlayStation Network account, which means he didn't agree to the Terms of Service, but now the company claims to have 'proof' that Hotz did in fact have a PSN account. An interview with a company based in California, and the number of downloads from California, are being used as evidence."
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It's not only Sony
by wedesoft on Thu 24th Mar 2011 19:30 UTC
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2011-03-24

It is also that the governments of the US and Europe made DRM circumvention illegal. Protecting the content industry apparently was more important than ensuring individual freedoms (and fair-use rights). Sony would have no basis for harassing their customers without this kind of legislation.

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