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post #21 of 35
He could just have a better job currently, and thought he'd take a shot at sony while turning them down .
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post #22 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rayzer View Post
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.
Both are correct.

Listen, this wasn't him giving Sony the finger. This was him politely declining. Koush is a MASSIVE contributor to the Android scene, and if he left the void couldn't possibly be filled.

His shoes are enormous. He's doing what he loves to do.
post #23 of 35
You say it's an interview. It's an interview for a job...
And I'm proud of him for the choice he picked.
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post #24 of 35
This is the exact definition of PWNED! Long live koush and geohot!
Edited by jethro_static - 3/17/11 at 10:06pm
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post #25 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
It wasn't a job offer... it was an interview.
He mentions that it wasn't an interview in the article. However, the title of the source says "job offer". OP just following the new posting rules.
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post #26 of 35
This guy for sticking up for Geohot=
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post #27 of 35
Good for him
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post #28 of 35
Koush is the man. I do what I can on android, but this guy really knows what's going on. I am glad he declined to have anything to do with sony. They really don't have their crap together here lately.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kyle2194 View Post
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
I was about to post the same thing until I read your response. They say "Job Interview" when they are probably just trying to get him into their custody and/or confess on tape, etc. It is a common trick used by law enforcement.
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I had a pretty good laugh about it though lol.
    
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