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Geohot is no stranger to legal troubles. His latest problems with the law involve Sony suing him for violation of the DMCA, computer fraud and copyright infringement. They have been...
02-13-2011, 03:47 AM #1
Geohot Responds to Sony Lawsuit via Rap
Geohot is no stranger to legal troubles. His latest problems with the law involve Sony suing him for violation of the DMCA, computer fraud and copyright infringement. They have been granted a temporary restraining order which “forbids him from distributing the jailbreak, helping or encouraging others to jailbreak, and distributing information they've learned during the creation of the jailbreak,” according to his Wikipedia page.
The courts have also ordered Geohot to hand over all computers and storage media used in the creation of any jailbreaking software to Sony’s lawyers. I know I would have a hard time handing over all of my computer equipment to a bunch of lawyers. In response to Sony’s allegations Geohot has posted his opinion on the matter on YouTube. For those of you who enjoy reading along with the lyrics:
Yo it’s geohot
And for those who don’t know
I’m getting sued by Sony
Let’s take this out of the courtroom and into the streets
I’m a beast, at the least, you’ll face me in the northeast
Get my ire up, light my fire
I’ll go harder then Eminem went at Mariah
Call me a liar
Pound me in the *** with no lube, chafing
You’re ******* with the dude who got the keys to your safe and
Those that can’t do bring suits
Cry to your Uncle Sam to settle disputes
Thought you’d tackle this with a little more tact
But then again fudgepackers, I don’t know Jack
I shed a tear every time I think of Lik Sang
But **** man, they’re a corporation
And I’m a personification of freedom for all
You fill dockets, like that’s a concept foreign to y’all
While lawyers muddy water and TROs stall
Out of business is jail for me
And you’re suing me civilly
Exhibit this in the courtroom
Go on, do it, I dare you
Source: 9to5 Mac
Last edited by Wiley John Wright; 02-13-2011 at 12:36 PM.
02-13-2011, 03:54 AM #2
Ummm wow, I don't even know how to respond to this lol! It's good to see he's humorous through all this stuff...it's ridiculous what Sony's doing, we all have the right to jailbreak devices that we've paid for. We understand that it voids our warranty but that's a risk we're willing to take to have the device that WE want. Leave us be!
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02-13-2011, 04:03 AM #3
The dude has a sense humor. This is a cool respond.
Keep up the good work, man.
02-13-2011, 04:05 AM #4
Now that's some funny **** right there...
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02-13-2011, 04:08 AM #5
Geo is hardcore don't Fu@k with him.
02-13-2011, 04:10 AM #6
I hope he knows what hes doing calling Sony out. Geez hope he gets out of the boiling-ra1n that could be heading his way soon.
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02-13-2011, 04:12 AM #7
in two years he'll release his first album, 5 years later a movie will follow. lovin it
02-13-2011, 04:15 AM #8
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TOP MAN !
he has many talents,
02-13-2011, 04:22 AM #9
Legend!!I have Kleptomania, when it gets bad I take something for it...
02-13-2011, 04:41 AM #10
Ha ha. This is classic
02-13-2011, 04:44 AM #11
This is ******* hilarious and actually kind of good. Really talented guy, glad to see he has a sense of humour.
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02-13-2011, 04:48 AM #12
It would be so cool if Sony responded using one of their big rappers Like Jay-Z or someone.
02-13-2011, 04:50 AM #13
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He's a young tallented guy...My Hats of to him
Sony should just hire him so he can make the money his tallents deserve
02-13-2011, 04:54 AM #14
02-13-2011, 05:01 AM #15
does geohot have to hand over his computers to sony? or are they trying to make him?dont you hate it when someones signature looks like someones post?
what a game
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02-13-2011, 05:28 AM #16
From jailbreaking iPhones , to jailbreaking playstation 3's...now hes gonna jailbreak rap
02-13-2011, 05:50 AM #17
02-13-2011, 06:08 AM #18F U Sony!
Sony is just pissed because Geohot is superior to every engineer and brain surgeon they have (no offense, Sherif). These corporate scumbags with their inferior security measures should either be hiring Geo or thanking him for keeping them on their "game". They OBVIOUSLY can't compete. Sounds like Sony needs to get off the cotton Pony and let Geo be. Awesome rap Geo, you are a GOD, screw them ambulance-chasing leeches!
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02-13-2011, 06:12 AM #19
you ....with me you ...with man pease from cyprus Geohot is the man
02-13-2011, 07:00 AM #20
I think one word can sum this up: LOLName? whereswaldo
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