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-Its funny how people claimed that Sony would never get as far as they did when they obtained those IP address and got access to his electronics but they did all of that.

-This case didn't set precedent for other cases.

-Piracy is not an issue on PS3, even with this hack floating around.

GeoHotz, in my opinion, is the loosing party here. He didn't get what he wanted and has to likely never touch a Sony product ever again. If he was really going to stick to his guns, he would have refused to settle and continue "t3h fight."
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post #162 of 196
Sit down Sony, sit down.
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post #163 of 196
Not quite a win or almost a loss, whatever you call it, it is a good deal for Geo.

I am sure Sony would have gone MPAA style on him if they could have just so they could make a huge statement and then lower the fine to something actually achievable once they had made their point.

Even if Sony could have sued for many many millions, making the statement that they won't sit around while people hack/mod their equipment for circumvention purposes is worth as much if not more than the losses from (potential or not) sales.
post #164 of 196
No shock, shrink wrap contract, sooo easy to call this one... and in fact I did... too bad all those threads were deleted. W-2-F-G team moron.
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Sit down Sony, sit down.
Uh oh. Someone pulled out the XBox Live lingo. Watch out everyone!
post #166 of 196
That young fella must have had a giant sigh of relief, knowing that 50+% of the rest of his life's income is not going to be deducted to Sony and or his legal team.
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post #167 of 196
This is a settlement between parties. Nobody "won".
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Or maybe they just didn't want to keep taking it up the bum from Anon....
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Or maybe they just didn't want to keep taking it up the bum from Anon....
What anon did had a petty impact on the Sony corporation... It just hurt families.
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post #170 of 196
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This is a settlement between parties. Nobody "won".
Exactly nobody won quite really, but I find it really funny that people are saying "OMG GUyz he cantz touch another Sony product EVARZ AGain!" No he just can't develop anymore on the PS3 if even that!

Also everyone ignore Masked he is clearly just trolling.
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