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post #11 of 188
I am pretty sure that destroying something that was actually payed for is illegal in America. I am concerned that this might extend to homebrew as well
if that is the case, I will never buy the 3ds.
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post #12 of 188
This does not affect any potential purchasing decisions of mine. I'm still fairly interested in the device.

Nintendo isn't a charity, they have every right to fight piracy. Whether or not we like their methodology is irrelevant in the short run... Give your dollars voice, that's the only objection they'll hear
Edited by staryoshi - 3/7/11 at 4:23pm
    
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Hackers WILL find a way to prevent the bricking, or to restore from being bricked.
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post #14 of 188
I don't see a problem with that tactic.

If you're too cheap to buy the game then don't buy the device.
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Thread Starter 
Anyone got one of those fancy FAIL Posters?
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post #16 of 188
Pirater's 3ds: *functions correctly. No bricking. Piracy not detected*
Regular Owner: *inserts game chip* Piracy has been detected. Your 3DS will stop functioning.
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Originally Posted by _GTech View Post
Anyone got one of those fancy FAIL Posters?
Allow me:



This is the best I have .
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Watch some hacker disable that detection software
     
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post #19 of 188
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
Watch some hacker disable that detection software
By making this a public announcement, they're just giving the hackers a target to aim at
post #20 of 188
I'm not buying anything with a kill switch that phones home, sorry.

I don't need a babysitter or a company looking over my shoulder to protect them from someone else.

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Enterking also asks that customers format their system before bringing it in to sell. This suggests that Nintendo actually keeps a record of any illegal activity on the 3DS which it can then analyze on a firmware update and react to. By formatting the device such a record would presumably be removed.

Edited by _02 - 3/7/11 at 12:09pm
    
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