The case against two
California game store owners who allegedly sold modified Xbox's that played pirated games now face up to 17 years in
prison. Cnet reports: "Two owners of a Hollywood video game store, as well as a third man, were indicted by a
federal grand jury Thursday for modifying Xbox video game consoles to disable copy protection, and preloading
copyrighted games onto the machines for sale... If convicted, the store owners could face up to 17 years in federal
Wasn't modification a key selling point to a large demographic of Xbox owners? Hmmm.