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Message 43827 - Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | 7:16:54 UTC

For those still around from the PS3 times... :)

https://www.engadget.com/2016/06/22/sony-will-pay-out-millions-to-spurned-ps3-linux-users/

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Message 43831 - Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | 21:39:10 UTC

It's good that sony is being held responsible. As usual they acted in bad faith. Too bad the payout isn't more.

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Message 43844 - Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | 20:50:19 UTC - in response to Message 43827.

Thought they would lose that, eventually.
http://ps3grid.net/ still redirects to here!
Losing the power of thousands of compute consoles wasn't great news for cruncher or this project...
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Message 43846 - Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | 0:00:32 UTC - in response to Message 43844.

Sony has been a bad actor as long as I can remember. They sold the PS3 to many as a dual purpose game console / Linux machine. Universities set up PS3 labs for Linux use. Then Sony unceremoniously pulled the rug out with a firmware update that disabled the Linux functionality. Bad people, bad management. Maybe they'll get hacked again. Remember the PC rootkit installed from every Sony audio CD? Why aren't these people in jail? Because they're rich.

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