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Admit that they are a product and perpetrator of irrational fear, that they are a completely redundant waste of money, that they generally do more harm than good, that they have the dumbest name ever given to a federal agency, and that they shouldn't exist.

Oh...you were talking about the Sony rootkit scandal.

In that case the DHS shouldn't have done anything as it had utterly nothing to do with "homeland security".
You don't think infecting critical systems causing damage, disturbance of operations, security holes & potential leakage of confidential ("top secret") information isn't a government security issue?
    
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I agree that they shouldn't have removed it but they only did because Other OS was used by people who wanted to produce a hack to run homebrews and pirated games, so people like Geohot who are hailed as heroes here are the very same people responsible for the removal of Other OS functionnality.
The only people responsible are Sony. They chose to remove it, not the hackers. Sony could have fixed the damned security flaws that were exploitable through OtherOS.
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