Sony, George Hotz reach a settlement agreement

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Sony, George Hotz reach a settlement agreement.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/04/6yOM4G.jpg[/newsimage]And many thought this day would never come. SCEA has just announced it's reached an out-of-court settlement with PlayStation 3 jailbreaker George Hotz. The company's official statement is light on details, so many questions remain. How does this impact the rest of the defendants in the case? What are the exact terms of the agreement? Will Sony's European office follow suit in its case against Hotz's German counterpart, Alexander Egorenkov?


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/sony-george-hotz-reach-a-settlement-agreement-42874/](http://www.myce.com/news/sony-george-hotz-reach-a-settlement-agreement-42874/)


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I get ‘HTTP 403 Forbidden’ page when I click the article. It’s happening on all the articles that I tried.


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One noteworthy point of the settlement is that Hotz has agreed to a permanent injunction, which is a court order that bars one from certain activities or actions. In this case it’s safe to assume the hacker’s days of tinkering with Sony products is over.

I guess he had to sign or his life would practically be over. I guess he had enough to lose.

Good job Sony, bringing down a single person, locking away his intelligence for life, so you can profit another couple of years.

No matter, the genie is out and perhaps others like Hotz will stand up. This decision will bite Sony eventually.


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[QUOTE=RichMan;2583972]I get ‘HTTP 403 Forbidden’ page when I click the article. It’s happening on all the articles that I tried.[/QUOTE]

Sorry about that! Everything should be just fine now.