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Sony make most of their money from games, they probably make a tiny loss on each console.

I've also realised this is a slight repost... damn.
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Oh well we saw this thread first xD.
Shame really I don't see why people would pirate games for a console when you can just rent them for hella cheap, it's not like a computer where you either pirate the game to try it or pay 50 dollars to find out you hate it.
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
Sony make most of their money from games, they probably make a tiny loss on each console.

I've also realised this is a slight repost... damn.
But that tiny loss can contribute to the CEO's new yacht right?
 
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But that tiny loss can contribute to the CEO's new yacht right?
The CEO couldn't give a monkeys. It's the shareholders, they want every last drop of their dividend.
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Geohot: Hey, Sony, give me a job cos I'm uber leet haxxor.
Sony: Sure thing, your first job is to pull everything off the net, here's a restraining order.
Geohot: I am teh fail noob....
Sony: LULZ

Or something like that.
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They have never sued any of the old modders that made mod chips over the past few decades, what makes them think they can do it now?
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Everyone who posts "lol at sony", "sony fail", and any other forms of that are simply pathetic. Let me use an example from another thread related to this topic.

Someone finds a copy of the key to your house, and openly distribute copies freely to the public. The guy says it is for a good cause, very well knowing someone with that key will rob you blind. So, you get legal help to slow it down until you have time to change the locks... YEAH REAL BIG FAIL THERE LOL!!1one!
Wrong wrong wrong wrong. If you allow someone to get hold of your house keys, make it public knowledge, and you've made it so you cant change the locks, you deserve to have everything stolen for being such a moron.

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Maybe Sony should put their "PS Cloud" trademark to use with the PS CLOUD Gaming Console. Seriously... they could completely protect content by streaming it to a micro console like ONLIVE already has. Makes for a really cheap console. Got one from ONLIVE for $66+ plus shipping and a FREE full game of my picking. Micro Console gave me 720p, 1080p/1080i options.

*Prepares for ONLIVE haters*
Onlive is the biggest gaming joke ive ever heard, and from the sounds of it you fell for the hype. Good for you.


On topic: Tbh I dont think I need to say anything more about this, previous posts in this thread pretty much cover everything that needs to be said.

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This is a multibillion dollar corporation vs a small group of kids with an ill placed hobby... I'm sure Sony just might have the upper hand here.
Those "kids" have pretty much screwed Sony out of millions, if not billions. Look at the bigger picture, Sony makes the PS3 at a loss, and rely on game sales to not just make a profit, but just to break even.
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They mad, though on a serious note I'm really tired of all these big console companies raging at people who try to make the most out of what THEY BOUGHT.
I would kinda agree with this post. That decision to remove linux support from their console, despite the "few" people who used linux on the ps3, has well and truly come back to bite them, hard.
    
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They have never sued any of the old modders that made mod chips over the past few decades, what makes them think they can do it now?
Yes they have. They won in the Europe, lost in Australia

http://www.out-law.com/page-2325
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I'm not blaming Sony right here. They have to do something about this problem. They can't let the PS3 be the next PSP.
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