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post #51 of 228
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Originally Posted by Deagle50ae;12291204 
It's just Sony protecting it's product.
running a hacked system has been a no-no for years and everybody knows it.
Quit Complaining.

Running a hacked system is not illegal, nor a no-no.
    
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Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death View Post
How many times will I have to say this before people start reading what I type?

The DMCA was modified in the apple jailbreaking case. It states that IP that restricts the functionality of a device is not covered under copyright law insofar as breaking the code to allow greater functionality.

So, no, sony doesn't have a right to sue geohot over this.
Newsflash, the DMCA ruling you're talking about, DOES NOT AFFECT THE WHOLE WORLD.
post #53 of 228
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It's just Sony protecting it's product.
running a hacked system has been a no-no for years and everybody knows it.
Quit Complaining.
Wow, not really sure what to say about this one.
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Maybe if Sony wouldn't removed features, the PS3 wouldn't be cracked. I am one who liked the other OS feature and did use it since it allowed me to steam more files types from my PC, well had to get rid of it or I couldn't use PSN anymore.
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Maybe if Sony wouldn't removed features, the PS3 wouldn't be cracked. I am one who liked the other OS feature and did use it since it allowed me to steam more files types from my PC, well had to get rid of it or I couldn't use PSN anymore.
Was it not removed because it was being used as a means to crack the console?
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Was it not removed because it was being used as a means to crack the console?
Most likely, but considering all the work that was required to do it that way I would say it was pointless.
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Originally Posted by RotaryKnight;12291397 
Sony is grasping at anything they can now.\

Even if they subpoena the sites for the hackers ip address in an attemp to track them down and sue them, if they are sucessful, nothing will change because there will always be hackers working on the ps3. if anything, this act that Sony is doing is just going to fuel the fire even more.

After seeing how this is unfolding, I am glad its been a long time since I bought any hardware from Sony and that its continuing on.

I am beginning to seriously ponder that Playstation 4 is going to be a fail...
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IF anything the removal of the other OS feature brought about this hacking.
    
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IF anything the removal of the other OS feature brought about this hacking.
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Sony’s firmware update could be a direct response to the work of tinkerer George Hotz, who claimed to have hacked the PS3 earlier this year, reportedly using the “Other OS” functionality as a lynch pin of his work.
So, who really is to blame?
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I just hacked my PS3 and now it plays Xbox 360 games too!!!! Whatcha gonna do about it Sony?! Screw you!
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