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Geohot excited to jailbreak Xperia Play

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Mar 2011 13:56 User comments (7)

Geohot excited to jailbreak Xperia Play Earlier in the week, it was reported that George 'Geohot' Hotz had 'fled' to South America after Sony filed documents deriding his "suspicious behavior."
The next day, Hotz laughed off the claim, posting:

Apparently, I have fled the country. ROFL

Factually, its true Im in South America, on a vacation Ive had planned and paid for since November. I mean, it is Spring break; hacking isnt my life. Rest assured that not a dime of legal defense money would ever go toward something like this. And of course Townsend loves the idea of painting me as an international fugitive. I have been in contact with my lawyers almost every day; I would not let the case suffer. That said, I also wont let this ridiculous lawsuit run my life either. Then the fearmongerers win.


Hotz also added that he is very excited to jailbreak the upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, which is set for release in April. The hacker promised to be "first in line" to purchase the gaming/phone when the release date is set.

The hacker is facing off against Sony over his part in releasing code that allows for the installation of custom firmware on the PlayStation 3, as well as the ability to create and distribute homebrew for the console.

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7 user comments

125.3.2011 14:50

Go George!



Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

225.3.2011 15:02

ha ha and i will be first inline to buy one once hes managed it

325.3.2011 16:37

looks like you will be stuck in jail this time lol.

425.3.2011 23:39

Very disappointing; I would hope that george would not try to help Sony sales after all that they have done to him. I for one will not be buying anything else from sony, not even if jailbroken.



526.3.2011 8:29

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Very disappointing; I would hope that george would not try to help Sony sales after all that they have done to him. I for one will not be buying anything else from sony, not even if jailbroken.
not even if like the ps3 they are sold at a loss then jailbroken therefore costing sony money?

61.4.2011 14:25

Sony are thieves and have no business in the courts with dirty hands.


JV

74.4.2011 4:24

Next Target Of Anonymous Is Sony:

http://goo.gl/fb/neHG3


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