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Originally Posted by alex98uk;11993472 
Lulz, don't start the whole boycotting thing tongue.gif

That just makes gamers look worse. MW2 boycott for example.

Yea, people should continue spending money on things they don't support, MW2 for example...

What makes gamers look worse is when they do something like sign a boycott, and then purchase and play the game anyway.
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A federal judge here on Friday put off deciding whether PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz should surrender his computer gear as part of a lawsuit from console-maker Sony.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/01/playstation-lawsuit-limbo/

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I don't understand what seizing his machine would be accomplishing to begin with...
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Originally Posted by meetajhu;11979374 
hahaha your like me

you mean "you're"

Its a conjunction of the words "you" and "are".
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you mean "you're"

Its a conjunction of the words "you" and "are".

You mean "You mean 'you're.'" It's proper capitalization and punctuation.
post #166 of 169
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Originally Posted by B-80;11999226 
How did they use Sony's code? They wrote custom firmware...

In order to create the custom firmware they needed to reverse engineer some of the code though, didn't they?
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post #167 of 169
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth;12013470 
In order to create the custom firmware they needed to reverse engineer some of the code though, didn't they?

Yes, I'm pretty sure one would need to. As Dark_Alex who hacked the psp did that, took Sony's firmware and used in it in his CFW.
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Originally Posted by KusH;12012580 
I don't understand what seizing his machine would be accomplishing to begin with...

Exactly.

Like this guy is dumb enough to not have backups all over the place. Sony is just butthurt. rolleyes.gif
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post #169 of 169
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Originally Posted by HeWhoDared;12013511 
Yes, I'm pretty sure one would need to. As Dark_Alex who hacked the psp did that, took Sony's firmware and used in it in his CFW.

Yes the custom firmware is pieces of sony's firmware but patched to work with applications (pkg's) signed with his signing tools

he did not completely cause issues, if the current npdrm keys that are used in the signing tools are blacklisted in future firmware then the npdrm key needs to be found which Geohot and a few others have but will not release because this allows pirates to succeed.

I don't know what else sony has planned because I suspect that they hoped for the TRO to pass because that'd give them sometime to find something on his pc and even if they find nothing it'd still be time he doesn't get to touch a ps3.
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