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[wired] Microsoft Responds to Jailbreakers With Free Schwag, Not Lawsuits

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Hack a Sony gadget and you might get slapped with a lawsuit. Hack a Windows phone, however, and you might get a T-shirt and a free phone from Microsoft.
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post #2 of 52
Awwright! If only every other company had this kind of attitude.
    
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The cake (erm.. T-Shirt) is a lie. M$ dont get rich by giving stuff out free

There has to be something shady going on XD
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People dont get that jail-breaking give the manufacture way more money. For example iPhone really kicked of and still is because it can be jail-broken.
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Maybe if they take the risk out of it, people will stop? Yea I know, very unlikely.Looks like very basic reverse psychology.
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post #7 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by B7ADE View Post
Maybe if they take the risk out of it, people will stop? Yea I know, very unlikely.Looks like very basic reverse psychology.
The PS3 jailbreak was unique because it exposed a huge flaw in the way Sony secured their PS3s.

That is why other modded console are more of an isolated incident.

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The trio describe Sony’s security measures as an ‘epic fail,’ pointing to the botched implementation of ECDSA. Apparently, the so-called ‘random’ number used to create the private key is always static
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M$ Have turned into a happy company

Something good is around the corner

Wait what?
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post #9 of 52
This is similar to what we did to the indians, gave them stuff...but little did they know we put diseases on it to kill them!!!!!

Microsoft "You do it our way, or not at all"
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post #10 of 52
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This is similar to what we did to the indians, gave them stuff...but little did they know we put diseases on it to kill them!!!!!

Microsoft "You do it our way, or not at all"
Psst... The Indians would have died off anyway.
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