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Hacker and programmer George "Geohot" Hotz recently took a job at Facebook after causing all sorts of trouble with Sony's PlayStation, but as you can see by the tweeted picture above, this weekend the guy went back to basics, working on iPhone programming and jailbreaking at the iOSDevCamp in S...

July 17th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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If Uncle Ben taught us anything, it's that with great power, comes great responsibility. And, if you're legendary hacker George 'Geohot' Hotz, great job opportunities! Having survived Sony's legal onslaught earlier this year, Hotz has landed himself a sweet development gig at Facebook. During an...

June 26th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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With all the recent hubbub concerning the PSN outage and security breach, the plight of legally beleaguered PS3 jailbreaker George "Geohot" Hotz may have slipped from your periphery. However, the notorious hacker recently posted in his personal blog about the incident, explaining he had nothing t...

April 28th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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After a short but rather storied history, infamous PlayStation 3 jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz and Sony Computer Entertainment of America have settled their legal dispute, with a statement on the PlayStation Blog stating the two parties "reached an agreement in principle" around 10 days ago. A...

April 11th 2011 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
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The amorphous hacking collective "Anonymous" is now fighting a war on two fronts -- while one battle continues to rage over WikiLeaks, a new battle has begun with Sony. As of yesterday, Anonymous is focusing efforts on both PlayStation Network and PlayStation's official website, bringing both dow...

April 5th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Yesterday, the ballad of hacker George "Geohot" Hotz and his ongoing legal struggle with Sony took a bizarre turn, when the latter claimed Hotz had hampered "jurisdictional discovery" by removing parts of his overturned hard drives, and is currently avoiding trial in South America. Recently, Hotz...

March 24th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony may have access to pretty much all of PS3 jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz's records, but it doesn't have access to Hotz himself. As unearthed by VGHQ, a legal complaint filed by Sony alleges that Hotz "is now in South America, an excuse for why he will not immediately provide the components...

March 23rd 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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A federal magistrate has authorized Sony to subpoena PayPal for information about California-based funds sent to accounts associated with PS3 jailbreaker George "GeoHot" Hotz, reports Wired's Threat Level blog. The US District Court ruling in San Francisco is the latest development in a jurisdict...

March 17th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony was recently awarded another minor victory in its continuing legal action against George "GeoHot" Hotz and his distribution of a workaround allowing users to jailbreak their PS3s. Federal Magistrate Joseph Spero decided Thursday to allow Sony to subpoena Hotz's web provider to acquire the IP...

March 5th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony's claim against hacker Georgen "geohot" Hotz will have to find another day in court, as a trial has been delayed due to questions of where the case should physically be held. Currently, the case is being reviewed in San Francisco, but district court judge Susan Illston raised questions as to...

January 17th 2011 at 7:20pm 0 Comments