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[E3] The Sony VS GeoHot Lawsuit Has Been Settled.  

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http://www.el33tonline.com/past/2011...eohot_lawsuit/

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In a post on the US PlayStation Blog, Patrick Seybold (Senior Director for Corporate Communications & Social Media at Sony Computer Entertainment) has released a joint statement declaring that the lawsuit filed by SCEA against prominent PlayStation 3 firmware hacker George Hotz (aka GeoHot) has been amicably settled with a permanent injunction against Hotz, as both parties “expressed satisfaction that litigation had been quickly resolved.”

Said General Counsel for SCEA, Riley Russell:

“Sony is glad to put this litigation behind us. Our motivation for bringing this litigation was to protect our intellectual property and our consumers. We believe this settlement and the permanent injunction achieve this goal.”
Looks like Geohot won!
Edited by frickfrock999 - 4/11/11 at 9:13am
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hahahahahahahahhaha sony buckled
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Anon ftw
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Anon ftw
really?
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Anon ftw
I doubt they were scared of Anon posting their employees personal info. It's not like Anon is a Mafia hitman club. A bunch of kids trolling on the internet don't accomplish much in real life.
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Anon ftw
Didn't Sony refer to Anon as a "moderate annoyance"?

I'd say Anon failed this time.
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Wow Anon is powerful. Just like that its over. It looks like nothing is going to happen.
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Sony before the ddos attacks and what not
"WE GON SEW YOU HAXOR"

Sony after the ddos attacks and what not
"WE SOZ WE DID THAT K?"
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Looks like Geohot won!
Ummm... how? He has to refrain from any and all development on PS3. Wasn't his whole "intended purpose" to achieve freedom to develop anything he pleases?
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