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Fixed



How? The security woes were fixed with the latest update from Sony.

Havent you heard, it's cool to hate corporations that try to protect their product. sheesh.
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It wasn't a job offer... it was an interview.
This again ^
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post #13 of 35
Good for him.
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This made me think of this story where Valve baited the guy who stole the HL2 source code. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/20...life-2-article
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now thats called loyalty
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I can't help but think this was a spoofed email and the guy just wants to make himself look like the good guy. I'm not sure why but this was my first thought, lol. While this is probably not the case, it just seems like something somebody would do.
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I can't help but think this was a spoofed email and the guy just wants to make himself look like the good guy. I'm not sure why but this was my first thought, lol. While this is probably not the case, it just seems like something somebody would do.
He posted email screenshots, why would he risk being sued for defaming Sony, or spreading lies about Sony? He doesn't have anything to gain by posting this.

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He posted email screenshots, why would he risk being sued for defaming Sony, or spreading lies about Sony? He doesn't have anything to gain by posting this.

The screenshots don't mean anything, to be honest. You can send emails from any address and it'll look legitimate unless you look in the headers (which aren't shown in the screenshots).

I'm not even saying that they did do this. I'm speaking completely hypothetically. They could just be trying to leech off of the attention that Sony and GeoHot have been getting, while making themselves look like a good guy in the process. People make stupid decisions all the time, this hypothetical situation is no exception.
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Poor Sony, too soon child. Too soon.
 
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post #20 of 35
Koush is really famous in the Android Rooted community.

He helped develop Rom Manager and ClockWorkMod, both of which are essential for rooted users. I believe he's also helping out with the development of CyanogenMod 7.
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