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[IGN] Sony Forming Anti-Piracy Program

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Two new job listings posted on SCEA's website reveal the company is getting serious about PlayStation 3 software piracy.

Sony is looking for a new Senior Corporate Counsel and a Senior Paralegal for Anti-Piracy and Brand Protection. The main responsibilities include "assessing annual SCEA corporate anti-piracy needs and addressing the needs through developing and implementing an anti-piracy program."
Source: http://ps3.ign.com/articles/115/1151291p1.html
Edited by pash1k - 2/23/11 at 8:19am
    
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total fail if the cost of those extra jobs exceed the amount of lost revenue due to piracy
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total fail if the cost of those extra jobs exceed the amount of lost revenue due to piracy
Highly unlikely.

Good on Sony. I'm glad to see a company actually getting some balls when it comes to this stuff. Pirates need to be stopped.
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Consoles are getting shafted then? Yey!

O wait i just brought a ps3....
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Who loves watching companies try to out brain-power the people who think it's fun just to crack their stuff?

I DO!

source: the history of people designing systems with rules and other people ripping them to shreds.
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Sony must be furious LOL

As always, the Pirates will prevail.
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it doesnt matter how good they make it someone somewhere is going to crack it so piracy makes jobs
    
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Maybe with the PS3 now being publicly known for being easy to pirate games for maybe it will take some of the heat off of devs straying from PC games due to piracy. That's probably just wishful thinking though...
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Maybe with the PS3 now being publicly known for being easy to pirate games
so why has it taken almost 5 years for someone to crack a ps3
    
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so why has it taken almost 5 years for someone to crack a ps3
OtherOS deterred people from caring to crack (why bother? Nothing homebrew needed to be added. Pirates aren't known for being incredibly inteligent to begin with).

9 month after OtherOS is gone, it's given birth to the most easily cracked system in the world, short of SecuROM's DRM
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