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post #11 of 49
Oh come on.
I want that NGP badly.
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post #12 of 49
I'm sure most peoples movies are all branded with Sony Studio...
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post #13 of 49
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No they have not impacted me directly as I have chosen to avoid their products. This is just an attempt for people that have been impacted by their choices recently to group their voices so that they can speak with one large voice. There is no rage on my behalf, just an expression of dissapointment in their actions.

This is why we have freedom of speech. If we see something that is wrong we are able to speak out against it, not so that we can say whatever we want without repurcusions. I do not need to be affected by something directly to know that it is wrong or unfair.

Without any joint effort made, there will be no impact on Sony and they will continue to act in such a manner. If a large portion of their customer base all of a sudden says "We will not condone this behavior and are no longer your customers", they will feel a significant financial impact and have to change their behavior. The problem is actually getting people to give up their toys and immediate satisfaction in order to make a difference.
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post #14 of 49
I have banned sony products at my house.
The only thins sony I will buy are used.
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post #15 of 49
I have nothing against sony since it's been years and years since I have bought any of there products there crap doesn't affect me. Only sony product I would consider would be a TV even then I would prefer a nice samsung.
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post #16 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by robbo2 View Post
I have nothing against sony since it's been years and years since I have bought any of there products there crap doesn't affect me. Only sony product I would consider would be a TV even then I would prefer a nice samsung.
I love you.

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post #17 of 49
i still don't understand what the problem is, sony has the right to sue people who hack their products, its against the law to hack almost anything anymore.

unless the ps3 is under that new law where the product can't be set to only run one operating system. thats how jailbreaking iOS is legal now.
post #18 of 49
I was actually considering a PS3 since GT5 came out.
Since Sony prefers to pull this BS, not going to happen.
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post #19 of 49
its people making a big deal out of not being able to pirate.

OP, you'll also be boycotting M$ right? Because they bring lawsuits up against people everyday.
post #20 of 49
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i still don't understand what the problem is, sony has the right to sue people who hack their products, its against the law to hack almost anything anymore.

unless the ps3 is under that new law where the product can't be set to only run one operating system. thats how jailbreaking iOS is legal now.
Sure, if you completely remove the PS3's software and install another OS, it would MAYBE be totally fine. That's not the case; the PS3's closed-source OS security encryption was bypassed, allowing you to use a feature in the PS3's software that you're not supposed to have access to. I seriously do foresee Sony just bricking the PS3 to hell and moving on to PS4 at the rate this is going. (I've mentioned this before) Console kiddies are giving the song and dance that they're oh so upset about not being able to run Linux on their PS3 as if everyone's a Linux professional. Don't kid yourself. Obvious pirates.
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