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Sony CEO blurs line between Linux and piracy at shareholders’ meeting

Jun 29, 2011, 13:02 (8 Talkback[s])

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"Anonymous" targeted Sony earlier this year after Sony proceeded in court against George "GeoHot" Hotz, a programmer who attempted to enable the PlayStation 3 to run the Linux operating system.

"The ability to run Linux was originally supported by the PlayStation 3 using an "OtherOS" function built into the console. In fact, Sony's early marketing for the PlayStation 3 actively promoted the capability to install and run Linux."

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