Originally Posted by Mr. Mojo
OK, to all the people suggesting format/1,0,random fill, etc...As others have already said, that's tampering with evidence. To the ones suggesting a HDD swap and a dummy OS/files...you do realize that every file stored on a Windows OS (and just about every version of MacOS and Linux) are time stamped, right?
His only real option is to turn over his rig, and accept the consequences. We don't have to like it. The DMCA is in Sony's favor, and they will win. No, this won't solve the problem since the hack is already in the wild, but Sony isn't above making an example out of him.
Psch, this isn't a criminal investigation.
Tampering with evidence is only applicable when said evidence is within authoritative custody.
Besides, they have no way to prove that the system didn't randomly catch fire in a flaming thermite inferno because of an underlying defect
Simply suggesting he should be rolling over and taking it from a corporation is horrendous. Most of the base charges are simply tacked on and aren't specific with combating this user specifically. Where is your spirit? I could REALLY use a 'disappointed' emoticon on this forum right about now.