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Sony’s War on Makers, Hackers, and Innovator

ptorrone (638660) writes | more than 2 years ago

PlayStation (Games) 1

ptorrone writes "MAKE Magazine takes a look at Sony's history of suing makers, hackers and innovators. Over the last decade Sony has been targeting legitimate innovation, hobbyists, and competition. From picking on people who want to program their robot dogs to dance to suing people who want to run their own software on something they bought. Sony has made so many mistakes with technology choices (Memory Stick, Magic Gate, UMD!), perhaps they’ll end themselves soon enough, but until then MAKE is keeping score on Sony's all our war on tinkerers."
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Sony loathing... (1)

sznupi (719324) | more than 3 years ago | (#35307566)

Also, an entity(*) which does a LOT [slashdot.org] has more opportunities for mistakes... For one, close to the largest (if not the largest) MAKEr of CCDs, publisher of great and inexpensive NLE software.

(*) or rather, a quite loose consortium of many.
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