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Sony vs Geohot
Posted by: Skyphire
Date: March 04, 2011 10:18PM

Sony is at it again!

Now this is great but worrisome stuff. If you heard about Geohot, you know he's that Whizkid (21) who wrote the first jailbreak for the iPhone, and currently cracked the PlayStation. Sony got enraged by his sheer talent and therefore sued him for his brilliance.

Sony v. Hotz: Sony Sends A Dangerous Message to Researchers - and Its Customers:

For years, EFF has been warning that the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act can be used to chill speech, particularly security research, because legitimate researchers will be afraid to publish their results lest they be accused of circumventing a technological protection measure. We've also been concerned that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act could be abused to try to make alleged contract violations into crimes.

His blog:

And check out his rap:

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