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Thread: Jailbreaker Geohot Slapped with Restraining Order from Sony

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    What can you do with a Jailbroken ps3?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poseidon79 View Post
    Did Nintendo get all upset when the Wii got hacked? People are selling mod chips and distributing soft mods all over the place and it seems to me legal.
    I am 100% in agreement with this statement. Sony is just upset because someone found a loophole in their software.

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    I dont see sony winning this case, very proactive on their part.

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    Jailbreaking was deemed legal to cellular devices that can make out going calls. This is probably possible on the PS3. "It does everything" right?
    The case will be thrown out of court.

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    Quote Originally Posted by punjabi212 View Post
    What can you do with a Jailbroken ps3?
    Install Homebrew games/apps and possibly run Linux and other OS's again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yardape321 View Post
    Jailbreaking was deemed legal to cellular devices that can make out going calls. This is probably possible on the PS3. "It does everything" right?
    The case will be thrown out of court.
    hahahah nice one
    I would so say that in court haha nah

    all i can say is: Leave him alone and come on Sony stop acting like kids. Your ps3 does everything right? Then it can be hacked, broken, surf the web and maybe.... allow the installation of uummm let see....... pirate games? uumm nope oh okay then it doesnt do everything?

    see sony!!!!! Geohot is trying to show the world that your ps3 can (almost) do everything!!!

    they should hire him and make him do their security next time!!!!
    Last edited by endwaro; 01-12-2011 at 01:09 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Sony can't possibly sue this guy. He bought the PS3 and he could do whatever he wanted with it. This is not illegal. Sony should leave this guy alone. He's a GENIUS. LEAVE HIM ALONE....

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    Power hungry f*%king bullys!!!! He's pretty much a kid ffs and he didn't enable backup loading so WTF!? He might as well just release a CFW with the lot now, he's gana get sh!t from them either way, kick em right in the balls!

    I say we all post vids on YouTube smashing the f*%k out of our PS3 lol
    Last edited by mattoligy; 01-12-2011 at 01:19 PM.

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    I jailbroke my ps3, and geohot.com SPECIFICALLY says that he does NOT condone piracy and on top of that, the CFW (custom firmware) he released has the lv2diag.self locked so there is no way to enable piracy using anything he has given us! But there is a group working on exploiting lv1diag.self to enable piracy but they aren't even assoiated with geohot and they aren't mentioned in the suit!

    reference: geohot.com, the PS3 modding community i'm in c0dereality.com, and the auctual papers filed with the court.
    Last edited by coolguy742; 01-12-2011 at 01:19 PM. Reason: I WANTED TO SAY MORE!

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    The kid loves his drama, he's about to get more than he ever bargained for.

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    Wow. Who poo pooed on Sony's Cornflakes? I guess GeoHot did.

    This is an extreme over reaction by a money hungry corporation. I bought and paid for the $399 device...and if I want to install a program I "homebrewed" then I should be able to do this if I want.

    As long as I don't install illegal software ans/or programs to play pirated games...then suck it Sony!!

    The only thing I would love my PS3 to do is play video through AirPlay from my iPad. Basically have a "Apple TV app" that makes the PS3 do what the Apple TV does.

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    Perfect example on why I hate anything sony...

    Better yet, someone make a save Geohot theme!
    No confundas mi personalidad con mi actitud. Mi personalidad es quien soy yo, mi actitud depende de quien seas tú.

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    What Geohot has released is no different than iPhone Jailbreaking tools.

    Steve Jobs should send an email to Jack Tretton, and just say,

    Dear Jack
    Been there, done that, lost, now STFU.

    All the best,
    Steve.

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    There have been xbox (original) mod chips and all that which in fact "promote" piracy but I dont recall any major lawsuits and you can still buy them.

    So why attack a brilliant young mind that with a little help from another cracked Sony's weak *** security.

    It all boils down to Sony being embarrassed it was so easily defeated. Didn't he even offer to help show Sony what they "should do" to combat this stuff. Somebody hire the kid and sue Sony on his behalf for defamation and false accusations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ClerkDante View Post
    The kid loves his drama, he's about to get more than he ever bargained for.
    Are serious, you can't pin this on him being an attention whore.
    Last edited by Simon; 01-12-2011 at 05:08 PM.

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    You know you've made it big when SONY is filing court orders against you, damn.

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    I understand Sony's position. It's like Geo slapped a sleeping dog too many times and now it's barking. I think the MOST they can do is drain his bank account defending himself if this escalates. But I agree this is covered under the new ruling.

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    I'd make a shirt if there was serious interest in them I have a 4 color 4 station press

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    Shame on Sony...

    It seems the more laws we have, the less freedoms we can enjoy.

    In this case...the law to protect digital copy writes now strips a man of his right to use a Sony PS3 (legally anyway)

    At least Microsoft doesn't file restraining orders against hackers...at least to my/our knowledge...but correct me if I am wrong.

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    Hes good! Im sure Hes got a team Of law-dogs 4 dis!!
    -Mr. 318!!-

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