Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [VGHQ] George Hotz Runs Away to South America
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[VGHQ] George Hotz Runs Away to South America - Page 3  

post #21 of 260
Good for him. Why get persecuted over something like this lol, there are worse crimes committed.

I Support his exodus lol.
post #22 of 260
I think he is getting what he deserves. It would be one thing if he went along with the trial and handed everything over, but honestly the article really makes it sound like he knew what he did was illegal and just didn't expect to be pursued.

If he wanted to use his PS3 to the fullest potential fine. Either write your own software or don't tell the world that your engaging in stealing Sony's intellectual property. Also he should be smart enough to know that this would lead to piracy and bad online play due to hackers. Which Sony can't ignore because of pressure from publishers to have a secure platform.
Tin Toaster
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8Z68-V Pro GTX570 Corsair CMX8GX3M4A1600C9 4x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB WD Green 500GB Sony DVD RW Scythe Yasya 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64 bit Samsung T240HD 24in Antec Earth Watt 750 Antec 300 
  hide details  
Tin Toaster
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asus P8Z68-V Pro GTX570 Corsair CMX8GX3M4A1600C9 4x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB WD Green 500GB Sony DVD RW Scythe Yasya 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64 bit Samsung T240HD 24in Antec Earth Watt 750 Antec 300 
  hide details  
post #23 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mongo View Post
Hahaha how those people that donated to him feel now? You just gave him a vacation. I really cant believe how many people stand up for him. What he did was wrong. That started this and that is the problem. Yes Sony has done wrong but only after the fact. They will get him in the end, they will not give up.
I'm more willing to donate to him now that I know he's got the balls to not let my money fall into the hands of lawyers and courts.

I would vastly prefer to pay for his "vacation" than to pay for Sony's so called "damages" or his lawyers blow and whores.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sepiida View Post
I think he is getting what he deserves. It would be one thing if he went along with the trial and handed everything over, but honestly the article really makes it sound like he knew what he did was illegal and just didn't expect to be pursued.
Of course he knew it was illegal.

The legality was never really in question. The validity of the laws that make it so are.
Edited by Blameless - 3/23/11 at 8:33am
Primary
(15 items)
 
Secondary
(13 items)
 
In progress
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820K @ 4.3/3.6GHz core/uncore, 1.225/1.2v Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion (F22n) 2x Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC New Edition (10036... 4x4GiB Crucial @ 2667, 12-11-12-27-T1, 1.37v 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Plextor M6e 128GB (fw 1.05) M.2 (PCI-E 2.0 2x) 2x Crucial M4 256GB 4x WD Scorpio Black 500GB Cooler Master Nepton 280L 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 BenQ BL3200PT Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Brown) Corsair RM1000x 
CaseMouseAudio
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech G402 Realtek ALC1150 + M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5670 @ 4.4/3.2GHz core/uncore, 1.36 vcore, 1.2... Gigabyte X58A-UD5 r2.0 w/FF3mod10 BIOS Reference R9 290X w/Stilt's MLU 1000e / 1375m E... 2x Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US @ 2000, 10-11-11-30-T1,... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1x Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0 @ 2000, 10-11-11-3... OCZ (Toshiba) Trion 150 120GB Hyundai Sapphire 120GB 3x Hitachi Deskstar 7k1000.C 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 Antec TP-750 Fractal Design R5 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-6800K @ 4.3/3.5GHz core/uncore, 1.36/1.2v ASRock X99 OC Formula (P3.10) GTX 780 (temporary) 4x4GiB Crucial DDR4-2400 @ 11-13-12-28-T2, 1.33v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 600p 256GB NVMe 2x HGST Travelstar 7k1000 1TB Corsair H55 (temporary) Windows Server 2016 Datacenter 
PowerCase
Seasonic SS-860XP2 Corsair Carbide Air 540 
  hide details  
Primary
(15 items)
 
Secondary
(13 items)
 
In progress
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820K @ 4.3/3.6GHz core/uncore, 1.225/1.2v Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion (F22n) 2x Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC New Edition (10036... 4x4GiB Crucial @ 2667, 12-11-12-27-T1, 1.37v 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Plextor M6e 128GB (fw 1.05) M.2 (PCI-E 2.0 2x) 2x Crucial M4 256GB 4x WD Scorpio Black 500GB Cooler Master Nepton 280L 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 BenQ BL3200PT Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Brown) Corsair RM1000x 
CaseMouseAudio
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech G402 Realtek ALC1150 + M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5670 @ 4.4/3.2GHz core/uncore, 1.36 vcore, 1.2... Gigabyte X58A-UD5 r2.0 w/FF3mod10 BIOS Reference R9 290X w/Stilt's MLU 1000e / 1375m E... 2x Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US @ 2000, 10-11-11-30-T1,... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1x Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0 @ 2000, 10-11-11-3... OCZ (Toshiba) Trion 150 120GB Hyundai Sapphire 120GB 3x Hitachi Deskstar 7k1000.C 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 Antec TP-750 Fractal Design R5 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-6800K @ 4.3/3.5GHz core/uncore, 1.36/1.2v ASRock X99 OC Formula (P3.10) GTX 780 (temporary) 4x4GiB Crucial DDR4-2400 @ 11-13-12-28-T2, 1.33v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 600p 256GB NVMe 2x HGST Travelstar 7k1000 1TB Corsair H55 (temporary) Windows Server 2016 Datacenter 
PowerCase
Seasonic SS-860XP2 Corsair Carbide Air 540 
  hide details  
post #24 of 260
Come on where are the Antwon Dodson pictures with~ Hide your kids hide your hardware hide yo software, there is a rapist in corporate America pictures!
Angry Monster
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 4770K MSI Z87 G45 HIS R9 290 G-skill Ripjaws 4x4GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 640GB Sata III LG DVD RW Corsair H70 W8.1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
42" Sharp Aquos K800 EW 650W Antek 900 
MouseAudio
R.A.T. 9 Soundblaster xi-fi Titanium 
  hide details  
Angry Monster
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 4770K MSI Z87 G45 HIS R9 290 G-skill Ripjaws 4x4GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 640GB Sata III LG DVD RW Corsair H70 W8.1 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
42" Sharp Aquos K800 EW 650W Antek 900 
MouseAudio
R.A.T. 9 Soundblaster xi-fi Titanium 
  hide details  
post #25 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Porthios View Post
Let this be a lesson to all of you console hackers: keep your hard drives underground, and rigged with explosives that can be remotely detonated at your whimsy.
Sigh, acid bath people acid bath. they cant put it back together if its been dissolved by acid.

back on topic: Still this really sucks for everyone who gave him money and supported him. So much for the little guy taking on the goliath.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 OC 4.2Ghz HT/on 1.35Vt MSI Big Bang X-Power 2x MSI 570 Twin Frozr II SLI 12GB G.Skill 7-8-7-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial 128GB SSD - Intel 40GB SSD -2 WD 540GB R0 Asus DVD RW /CD RD Win 7 Ultimate Acer 23" P243W 
PowerCase
Corsair AX 1200 HAF X 
  hide details  
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 OC 4.2Ghz HT/on 1.35Vt MSI Big Bang X-Power 2x MSI 570 Twin Frozr II SLI 12GB G.Skill 7-8-7-24 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial 128GB SSD - Intel 40GB SSD -2 WD 540GB R0 Asus DVD RW /CD RD Win 7 Ultimate Acer 23" P243W 
PowerCase
Corsair AX 1200 HAF X 
  hide details  
post #26 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by XNine View Post
It's really not as bad as you think. To top it off, there are nations where it's out of hand. If it were Mexico he would have already been tried, and rotting in the worst prison possible.

At least here he could have done some small time and gotten on with life.



Sony didn't MAKE him run away. he had full control of what he wanted to do. Sony was protecting its intellectual property and its users. Like I said earlier, if he was as good as he made himself out to eb, he could have made a new OS and Sony would have zero grounds to sue him.
All the pressure that Sony put on him?
Yea, they basically made him.
post #27 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mac the Geek View Post
Sony v. Hotz is not a criminal trial. No matter what Hotz did to Sony, he is not facing a single minute of jail time.
Well ok, fine. I see how anyone take the word "crime" too literally in my post. Infraction or breech of contract is more fitting. I do know the difference between criminal and civil trials.
Gaming Rig
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k, 4.6GHz, 1.304v ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 2x Sapphire HD7970 OC with Boost, 1150 MHz/1550... 2x4GB DDR3 1600 Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 Pro Samsung 750GB HD753LJ Samsung F3 ASUS 24X DVD Combo Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua DH14 Windows 8 Professional x64 Crossover 27Q 27" IPS LED, 2560x1440 Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX750 Cooler Master HAF932 Logitech G500 Custom 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty 2x Dayton B652 Bookshelf Dayton DTA-100A Amplifier Dayton 12" SUB-1200 Subwoofer 
  hide details  
Gaming Rig
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 2500k, 4.6GHz, 1.304v ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 2x Sapphire HD7970 OC with Boost, 1150 MHz/1550... 2x4GB DDR3 1600 Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 Pro Samsung 750GB HD753LJ Samsung F3 ASUS 24X DVD Combo Drive 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Noctua DH14 Windows 8 Professional x64 Crossover 27Q 27" IPS LED, 2560x1440 Logitech G11 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair TX750 Cooler Master HAF932 Logitech G500 Custom 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Creative X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty 2x Dayton B652 Bookshelf Dayton DTA-100A Amplifier Dayton 12" SUB-1200 Subwoofer 
  hide details  
post #28 of 260
The guy should have just passed on his work to some guy in south america or sweden or w/e in the first place and avoided all this drama.
post #29 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
All the pressure that Sony put on him?
Yea, they basically made him.
No, you cannot make anyone do anything they don't want to do. I suppose there's extreme circumstances, such as putting a gun in someone's mouth and telling them what to do. That's neither here nor there with this case.

If Geohot was such a badass and didn't do anything illegal, he'd have nothing to worry about. Instead, he's pretty much admitting to the alleged crimes Sony is pursuing him for by running.

I don't feel bad for him at all. He's not God, he's not a hero to anyone. He broke the law, he knows it, and instead of being a responsible human being and an adult facing his punishment, he's decided to run away like the coward he is.

If he thought American Jail would be bad, just wait til those South American drug lords find his pasty ass.
post #30 of 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Genjimaru View Post
Still this really sucks for everyone who gave him money and supported him. So much for the little guy taking on the goliath.
How do you figure?

If he had stayed, the best he could have hoped for was a Pyhrric victory. Sony would have dragged him through courts until he was broke, regardless of whether he was able to eventually justify his actions to the courts or not.

Now he can ignore the courts, and continue to do his work elsewhere.

This is a win/win situation for everyone, except some lawyers.
Primary
(15 items)
 
Secondary
(13 items)
 
In progress
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820K @ 4.3/3.6GHz core/uncore, 1.225/1.2v Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion (F22n) 2x Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC New Edition (10036... 4x4GiB Crucial @ 2667, 12-11-12-27-T1, 1.37v 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Plextor M6e 128GB (fw 1.05) M.2 (PCI-E 2.0 2x) 2x Crucial M4 256GB 4x WD Scorpio Black 500GB Cooler Master Nepton 280L 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 BenQ BL3200PT Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Brown) Corsair RM1000x 
CaseMouseAudio
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech G402 Realtek ALC1150 + M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5670 @ 4.4/3.2GHz core/uncore, 1.36 vcore, 1.2... Gigabyte X58A-UD5 r2.0 w/FF3mod10 BIOS Reference R9 290X w/Stilt's MLU 1000e / 1375m E... 2x Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US @ 2000, 10-11-11-30-T1,... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1x Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0 @ 2000, 10-11-11-3... OCZ (Toshiba) Trion 150 120GB Hyundai Sapphire 120GB 3x Hitachi Deskstar 7k1000.C 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 Antec TP-750 Fractal Design R5 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-6800K @ 4.3/3.5GHz core/uncore, 1.36/1.2v ASRock X99 OC Formula (P3.10) GTX 780 (temporary) 4x4GiB Crucial DDR4-2400 @ 11-13-12-28-T2, 1.33v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 600p 256GB NVMe 2x HGST Travelstar 7k1000 1TB Corsair H55 (temporary) Windows Server 2016 Datacenter 
PowerCase
Seasonic SS-860XP2 Corsair Carbide Air 540 
  hide details  
Primary
(15 items)
 
Secondary
(13 items)
 
In progress
(10 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5820K @ 4.3/3.6GHz core/uncore, 1.225/1.2v Gigabyte X99 SOC Champion (F22n) 2x Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC New Edition (10036... 4x4GiB Crucial @ 2667, 12-11-12-27-T1, 1.37v 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Plextor M6e 128GB (fw 1.05) M.2 (PCI-E 2.0 2x) 2x Crucial M4 256GB 4x WD Scorpio Black 500GB Cooler Master Nepton 280L 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 BenQ BL3200PT Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless (MX Brown) Corsair RM1000x 
CaseMouseAudio
Fractal Design Define R4 Logitech G402 Realtek ALC1150 + M-Audio AV40 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X5670 @ 4.4/3.2GHz core/uncore, 1.36 vcore, 1.2... Gigabyte X58A-UD5 r2.0 w/FF3mod10 BIOS Reference R9 290X w/Stilt's MLU 1000e / 1375m E... 2x Samsung MV-3V4G3D/US @ 2000, 10-11-11-30-T1,... 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
1x Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0 @ 2000, 10-11-11-3... OCZ (Toshiba) Trion 150 120GB Hyundai Sapphire 120GB 3x Hitachi Deskstar 7k1000.C 1TB 
CoolingOSPowerCase
Noctua NH-D14 Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 Antec TP-750 Fractal Design R5 
Audio
ASUS Xonar DS 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-6800K @ 4.3/3.5GHz core/uncore, 1.36/1.2v ASRock X99 OC Formula (P3.10) GTX 780 (temporary) 4x4GiB Crucial DDR4-2400 @ 11-13-12-28-T2, 1.33v 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 600p 256GB NVMe 2x HGST Travelstar 7k1000 1TB Corsair H55 (temporary) Windows Server 2016 Datacenter 
PowerCase
Seasonic SS-860XP2 Corsair Carbide Air 540 
  hide details  
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
This thread is locked  
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [VGHQ] George Hotz Runs Away to South America