"At least one PlayStation 3 owner has found the silver lining in
Sony's decision to axe the option to install other operating
systems like Linux to the console, obtaining a rather substantial
refund from Amazon.com for his PS3 purchase.
"European PS3 owner and NeoGAF forum moderator "iapetus"
received more than $100 USD (£84.00) in credit from Amazon
for his original purchase of the console. Why? He filed a complaint
with the online retailer that the removal of functionality in the
PlayStation 3's latest firmware update violated a 2002 European
law, essentially that his console no longer performed as