Sony is suing hackers who broke the PlayStation 3 copy protection code.

Sony has launched legal action against hackers who uncovered and published a method of revealing security codes for the PlayStation 3. The hack potentially allows anyone to run any software on their machine, including pirated games. Sony’s lawsuit argues that this constitutes copyright infringement and computer fraud. One of the hackers involved in cracking Sony’s protection code, George Hotz told BBC News “We have not published any encryption or signing keys. We have not published any Sony code, or code derived from Sony’s code.” Hotz has spoken to legal councilRead More