Sony Suing Geoshot & Fail0verflow


“As of 1/11/2011 7:20 PM EST, I have been served with papers, see below…

Motion For TRO
Proposed Order

old front page, with relevant info removed, is here

contact me geohot … gmail”

From Fail0verflow’s Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/fail0…
“Looks like Sony decided to ignore the facts and sue us all for it. See http://geohot.com/”

From Hector Martin’s Twitter
http://twitter.com/#!/marca…
“Ah, so Sony decided to sue everyone under US law. Guess I won’t be visiting the US in a while…”

From Muscle Nerd’s Twitter
http://twitter.com/#!/Muscl…
“EFF has done a fantastic job keeping iPhone jailbreaks (not piracy!) legal..hope they can do the same with this PS3 news” (PS3, Sony)

UpdateUPDATE- Charges include

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(2)(C) – Confidential Information On Computer

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(4) – Intent To Defraud And Obtain Value

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(5)(A) – Knowing Transmission of Code

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(5)(B) and (C) – Intentional and Reckless Damage And Loss

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(6)(A) – Trafficking in Password

18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(7)(B) – Intent to Extort

 

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