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Anonymous hacks Sony PS3 sites

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Several Sony PlayStation sites are unavailable this morning thanks to what looks like a distributed denial of service attack launched by Anonymous.

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Tell Sony to stop harassing hackers

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

This month we're focusing our attention on Sony. Sony has been in the news a lot recently: suing developers for figuring out how to run free software on their PlayStation 3 consoles. Both George Hotz (geohot) and more recently, Graf Chokolo -- operator of the PS3 Hypervisor Reverse Engineering blog have been harrassed by Sony, with Graf Chokolo having his home raided on Feb 23rd.

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Sony’s War on Makers, Hackers, and Innovators

http://blog.makezine.com

There’s at least someone there [who] would wants to avoid Sony spending its last days sending DMCAs to anyone who tweets “46DCEAD317FE45D80923EB97E4956410D4CDB2C2″. The talented artists, designers, and engineers who work at Sony deserve better, and their customers deserve better. [Here is] a top 7 list [of Sony's abuse of its customers].

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Sony Sends DMCA Takedown Notice To GitHub

http://slashdot.org

On January 27, Sony Computer Entertainment America sent a DMCA takedown notice to GitHub demanding the removal of 6 repositories, all of which were related to jailbreaking or homebrew development for the PS3.

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Sony is Now Facing a Total of 3 Lawsuits Over Other OS Renoval

http://www.gofanboy.com

You shouldn't act surprised to find out that Sony is being sued yet again over its decision to remove Linux support from its PS3 game console. Attorney Rebecca Call was the first lawyer to smell blood and find a disgruntled PS3 owner who was willing to file suit and go along with a class action status.

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Sony explains PS3 Slim's loss of Linux option

http://www.theregister.co.uk

After Sony's PS3 slim announcement last week, many fans were dismayed the new model would no longer include backwards compatibility and the option to run Linux as an alternative operating system. Sony stated the console's ability to run PS2 games wasn't a major "purchase intent driver" and therefore not worth the cost of including, yet remained relatively silent on the missing "OtherOS" option.

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Sony open sources digital effects software

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Film effects specialist Sony Pictures Imageworks has released five digital image-manipulation software tools under open source licenses.

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DRM Officially Dead: Last Major Label Sony BMG Plans to Finally Drop DRM

http://gizmodo.com

It's over. The last major label to hold out on selling DRM-free MP3s, Sony BMG, is "finalizing plans" to sell music not locked down with DRM.

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Don't let DRM get between you and a good book

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"Amazon, Sony, and others are all competing to control how, what, and when we can read with their competing Digital Restrictions Management technologies. Let's let them know that we won't buy their ebook readers until they get rid of the DRM!

Join us in opposing all DRM ebook readers and DRM ebooks by taking part in this action..."

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