Federal officers use video game console to catch child pornographers

“Condon said that any graphics card has the potential, including
those in other gaming systems.

“What other systems don’t have, however, is adaptability. Condon
said that, unlike its fellow next-generation gaming machines, the
PS3 lets users install Linux, a free, open-source operating

“The PS3 is also slightly more efficient and – at $300 each –
$8,000 cheaper than the Tableau/Dell server combination the agents
were using before, Skinner said.

“Once officers unlock the sought-after files and photographs,
some of which show the suspects themselves violating children,
officers can use the files and photographs in their


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