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I'm gonna find out where GeoHotz lives and give him a handshake. After all he does live in Glen Rock, NJ.

The fact that he has Sony clawing at him will follow him around for the rest of his life given they don't break out some hardcore legislation. I want to be able to say I met him.
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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.
Agreed. Ignorance of a law or words in a contract do not mean you're not still legally bound to behave in accordance with them.

I do find it interesting the discrepancy in serial numbers. Though I don't see that as proof of anything, much less a jurisdictional argument. All it means is that Sony can't find the specific console that corresponds to the one that was allegedly used by him. Having another one doesn't mean that it's the only one he had.

It seems like all very childish excuses being made by him and his lawyer(s). But I wouldn't be surprised if they worked.

I particularly liked the commentary on the story from the blog about a guy claiming ownership of the console in question--that was classic.
    
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lol stupid $ony
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Hey how'd they get my PS3's S/N????
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Hey how'd they get my PS3's S/N????
Magic!
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Ignorance is not excuse for yourself when you break the law.

I dont think that defense will work.
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It's not like he doesn't own 4 or 5 PS3's. He obviously connected and created an account on PSN, and not to mention, his Lawyer's idea of "oh, you didn't know there was a Sony based in America, so this doesn't apply to you" is grabbing for straws.

What a noob.
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Ignorance is not excuse for yourself when you break the law.

I dont think that defense will work.
I don't think law breaking is the case with this argument. They're trying to prove that nowhere aside from inside the manual does it mention SCEA, who is the entity trying to sue him.

I believe that his lawyer is trying to budge jurisdiction from Sony America's home state of California to another jurisdiction, either New Jersey or Japan based on international laws.
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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
Yeah - How dare you defend a product you invested hundreds of millions of dollars into, and expected to last a good ten years! SHAME.

"Edit:" Not sure how you came to that conclusion given how we've been ridiculing his absurd claims.

Also - Not sure why everyone is jumping the serial number bandwagon. Oh here, I'll take a picture of my PS3's serial and claim it's different. This is like taking a picture of your buddy's TV and saying "SEE, I DIDN'T STEAL THAT TV, I HAVE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ONE" for all we know.
    
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Ignorance is not excuse for yourself when you break the law.

I dont think that defense will work.
He never signed a contract. Its not ignorance completely, because he never signed anything. Not even electronically. They have to prove he agreed to use the ps3 as they intended and so far they dont have a receipt or proof of a psn account.
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