Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Sony Tries To Prove that Geohot Has A PSN Account !

The court term the hacking efforts of Geohot's as PSN the lawyer are trying to prove that The Father of Jailbreaking has a PSN account.
Are Sony’s lawyers grasping at straws to take down PS3 hacker George “Geohot” Hotz?  In order to establish personal justification in the state of California, the latest round of court documents once again attempt to pin Hotz’s hacking efforts under the terms of the PSN user agreement. It also includes evidence to support such a claim, notably that Hotz has a registered PSN user account under the alias of ‘Geo1Hotz

Here’s the kicker: even Sony admits it has no actual proof that Hotz himself registered the account, noting that “Even if Hotz is not the user registered as Geo1Hotz, he could be registered to use the network under another alias.” Pure conjecture.

Weak evidence there, we’d say. Hard to see the Court not dismissing this. At the very least, it looks like this case will move to New Jersey, Geohot’s home state. It was already somewhat evident from Judge Susan Illston’s say on the matter last week.

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