[funsec] SONY: Screwing up again....

Dude VanWinkle dudevanwinkle at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 03:46:30 CDT 2006


On 8/18/06, Fergie <fergdawg at netzero.net> wrote:
> Via zone-h.
>
> [snip]
>
> An attempt to patent an innovative file sharing system from Sony have
> been denied by the UK Patent office. In an answer from the patent
> office, after translation from a somewhat criptic language, unless
> you're an english lawyer, we understood that Sony is trying to
> introduce in the market a new media file sharing & social networking
> system which is supposed to collect information about the users
> collecting and redistributing the media, posing a big threat over the
> principle of p2p, anonymity.

Holy crap, what an awesome business model: "buy our stuff so we can
sue you"! Why didnt I think of that one?

What do you wanna bet the PS3 will have this chip built in?

-JP


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