Sunday, 27 February 2011

Sonys War Against Makers Hackers and Innovators

Phil of Make Magazine has composed a top-seven list of Sony's most egregious abuses of the law to attack gear hackers/innovators.

Phil starts with Sony's legal threats against security researchers who discovered that Sony-BMG had deliberately (and illegally) infected millions of computers with a rootkit as part of a DRM scheme, and goes all the way through to the latest round of PS3 action. He finishes with the irony of ironies: Sony's eight-year


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