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April 11, 2011

Sony Settles With Geohot

Sony have finally settled up with Geohot or George Hotz ” His Sunday name”. One can only assume that Hacktivist group Anonymous may have helped matters move more swiftly for Hotz.

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The two parties have taken to web to announce that they have came to an agreement, presumably since Sony have been struggling with there online presence recently.

General Counsel for Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) Riley Russell said ” Sony is glad to put this litigation behind us, Our motivation for bringing this litigation was to protect our intellectual property and our consumers. We believe this settlement and the permanent injunction achieve this goal”.

Geohot statement remained the same as it did when his jailbreak was released , “It was never my intention to cause any users trouble or to make piracy easier, I’m happy to have the litigation behind me”. Now that this is over this means Geohot has to remove any links to his jailbreak workaround of Sony Security Systems from the Internet and forum posts. Geohot agreed to this but again stated he feels he has done no wrong doing.

Im sure Sony will have fitted in a please can you ask your freinds to stop bullying us and lay off.

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