EFF is trying to make console modding legal

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EFF is trying to make console modding legal.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/12/jGRQCR.jpg[/newsimage]The Copyright Office is holding hearings about exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is taking advantage of this by petitioning the office to make jailbreaking game consoles, tablets, and other devices legal.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/eff-is-trying-to-make-console-modding-legal-55382/](http://www.myce.com/news/eff-is-trying-to-make-console-modding-legal-55382/)


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Modding a console should be equal to modding a computer IMO.


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[QUOTE=justcallmebob;2614340]Modding a console should be equal to modding a computer IMO.[/QUOTE]
And running Linux on a PS3 is no different than running Linux on a PC sold with Windows.

If we let manufacturers dictate what is legal, Sony would prohibit us from playing any bluray disk in a soby player except those made by sony entertainment, car companies could dictate the brand of gas we buy and microsoft would prohibit any software not made by microsoft.