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[ARS] PS3 hacker George Hotz donates $10,000 to EFF, mocks Sony

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The legal action between Sony and George Hotz is over, and many have asked what would be done with the extra money individuals donated for Hotz's legal defense. He had promised to donate the overage to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and on Saturday he made good on that promise with a $10,000 donation.

"This money goes to the EFF in hopes that America can one day again be a shining example of freedom, free of the DMCA and ACTA, and that private interest will never trump the ideas laid out in the constitution of privacy, ownership, and free speech," Hotz wrote on this blog. He also took this opportunity to get a few shots in at Sony.
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2...mocks-sony.ars

at least he keeps his promises.
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who cares about george hotz. hes old news imo

I do understand he won and had money left over but come on, hes old news.
    
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cool. now get back to hacking
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His case is like Casey Anthony case, I heard enough of it.
    
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who cares about george hotz. hes old news imo

I do understand he won and had money left over but come on, hes old news.
How is he old news exactly?

I guess if you aren't in the news for a day you are old news. I have a feeling the attention span of people is rapidly declining with newer generations...
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How is he old news exactly?

I guess if you aren't in the news for a day you are old news. I have a feeling the attention span of people is rapidly declining with newer generations...
In a way that im sick of hearing about him and his oh-so-amazing hack.
    
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he gets on my nerves.

Just completely full of himself.
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Jealous? Go ahead and hack something that has never been hacked before and then I can call you "old news"
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I wondered about the donated money.

Now that that's done. Wake me up when he either breaks his settlement and hacks a Sony product or when he ticked someone else off.
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All this recent young-people-against "the man" and institution has an uncanny resemblance to the student protests of the late sixties and disgust with privatization and capitalism
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