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post #11 of 87
at one point not long ago at all the PS2 was outselling the ps3.... ps2 piracy is worse than any console because its so easy to hack, now there freaking out about the ps3, lol
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I hope George's case is thrown out, but definitely not on account of the legal maneuvering his defense is attempting.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
*Hotz's attorneys claim that he couldn't have known that Sony Computer Entertainment of America existed, since the manuals for his new PlayStation 3 remained sealed.*

So, what have we learnt here today? If you don't know about something, it no longer exists That's why when I go do something illegal, and nobody sees me, what I did no longer exists...

Oye, the logic behind that is completely incorrect.
As much as I am against Sony, that didn't make sense.

Just because you don't know, it doesn't exist...

It honestly reminds me of this:

http://www.southparkstudios.com/clip...wbacca-defense
post #14 of 87
I believe his lawyer is trying to get the case sent back to New jersey (thats where it began I believe). In New Jersey I.P address are not allowed into evidence, which would help Geo a lot. They want to take California out of the picture, why give Sony the home court advantage. I dont know if ignorance will work since its a civil case. The key is that he didn't sign any contracts, they cant prove he bought the system or made a psn account. This might actually work, which would be a huge victory for Geo.
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post #15 of 87
Comments from the source mentions that the serial numbers do match aside from the SKU. The SKU Sony listed doesn't exist- looks like a typo.
 
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Comments from the source mentions that the serial numbers do match aside from the SKU. The SKU Sony listed doesn't exist- looks like a typo.
If they submitted it as evidence and it doesn't match you can't just go back and be like oh, just kidding, this is the right one.

When submitting evidence in any type of case you better hope to all ends that what you submit is what you wanted the judge and jury to see. Otherwise it may end up hurting you more than helping.
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Quote:
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*Hotz's attorneys claim that he couldn't have known that Sony Computer Entertainment of America existed, since the manuals for his new PlayStation 3 remained sealed.*

So, what have we learnt here today? If you don't know about something, it no longer exists That's why when I go do something illegal, and nobody sees me, what I did no longer exists...

Oye, the logic behind that is completely incorrect.
Actually, illegal actions are not even being argued yet...

If you understand what is happening here, you would realize that Sony and Hotz are arguing about jurisdiction. Should the case be under California, New Jersey, or Japanese law?
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at one point not long ago at all the PS2 was outselling the ps3.... ps2 piracy is worse than any console because its so easy to hack, now there freaking out about the ps3, lol
this! who didnt have a hacked ps2 back in the day being able to rent and burn games and play them. everyone i knew had one and also look at the psp its so easy to hack.
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yeah that was the fad back then with ps2 before online torrenting exploded, blockbuster renting then copy the iso, lol
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post #20 of 87
Just give it up already Sony.
I think your vast wealth, resources and man power can be put to better use at the moment. Do i even need to say why?

Edit: back on topic, good to know hotz' lawyer is doing some good work
Edited by SpeacialFeatures - 3/28/11 at 11:33am
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