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I thought people on OCN wouldn't care about all of this PS3 business. (or anything concerning consoles)
Considering how big this community really is that's impossible
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Banning cheaters - I think people are OK with that. Nothing sucks more than trying to play an honest game against a pack of cheaters.

But as for "pirates", I think there can be a big bag of hurt over that. Like as if their software will be flawless enough to not start roasting legitimate users - or that they may decide to charge somekind of annual renewal fee and abuse that to all ends. If they can make a deterimination of who is a pirate and who isn', and mke their software good enough that it doesn't spout falsehoods, that is one ting - but if it is just some more garbage, like DRM schemes, then it is entirely fail...
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Why didn't they just do this in the beginning? Ignore geohot, pretend like he doesn't exist, and just start enforcing this?

Best move by Sony since this whole thing started, imo.
    
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I thought people on OCN wouldn't care about all of this PS3 business. (or anything concerning consoles)

Psh no - it's another reason for everyone to hate Sony.
And it's one that actually has some kind of grounding as compared to half the crap that's said usually.

I mean, I don't disagree with Sony (especially this move - this was expected and they have every right to do this) but I can see why people would be mad at Sony for trying to sue everyone in the deep blue sea. lol

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Why didn't they just do this in the beginning? Ignore geohot, pretend like he doesn't exist, and just start enforcing this?
Because they were trying to be "the big boys" by trying to nip the problem in the butt and scare everyone into not doing it. Commendable for trying, but just stupid.
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Why didn't they just do this in the beginning? Ignore geohot, pretend like he doesn't exist, and just start enforcing this?

Best move by Sony since this whole thing started, imo.
Why do people have the belief that Sony has completely stepped away from figuring out how to handle their next update and focused on Geo's lawsuit? Not thrashing on you, I'm just saying; it's the popular mindset many are working with on here. Sony didn't just come up with this overnight, it's been in the works since the hack tools were released.
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I thought people on OCN wouldn't care about all of this PS3 business. (or anything concerning consoles)
Why? It isn't exactly a PC-only forum.
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Why? It isn't exactly a PC-only forum.
This... there are sections for video games, cameras, smartphones, audio, heck... even cars and personal matters have their own off-topic section. Every forum needs an off-topic section. Especially great forums like OCN OCN is the only forum I actually view and post on regularly.
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post #18 of 28
game pirates != online game cheaters

then again i couldnt care less about this, even though I havent hacked my PS3 yet, I dont play online and never will be. I'd probly hack it soon just to spite sony for pulling **** like this
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No, but that's not even what anyone is claiming.
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game pirates != online game cheaters

then again i couldnt care less about this, even though I havent hacked my PS3 yet, I dont play online and never will be. I'd probly hack it soon just to spite sony for pulling **** like this
No one said that and it's sad you even made the comparison because both are just as bad as the other.

And Sony isn't pulling any "crap". This is the most logical, perfectly well grounded, and reasonable thing they've done thus far. You can't even argue this.
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