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Sony Officially Sues Geohot and fail0verflow for PlayStation 3 Jailbreak

Written on January 13, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Sony bares its fangs as it officially charges copyright infringement lawsuit against PlayStation 3 jailbreakers Geohot and fail0verflow.

Sony finally got the message when a Temporary Restraining Order won’t be enough to stop jailbreakers from hacking the PlayStation 3. And now they’re landing one of their trumph cards as they officially and legally file a complaint against jailbreak superstars Geohot and fail0verflow for copyright infringement.

The full legal document is over 40 pages long. But in a nutshell, Sony’s charging the hackers for copyright issues and are asking the court to halt the hackers’ operation over the internet and to confiscate all hardware and software that contain the jailbreak code. On top of that, they’re asking for damage fees, but as to how much, it doesn’t say. There are no statements yet from Geohot and fail0verflow.

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