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Judge Admits She Was Wrong To Order Playstation Jailbreaker To 'Retrieve' Code From Elsewhere

TechDirt: A few weeks ago, we noted the problem of judges who don't understand technology in highlighting how the judge in the case concerning the Sony PS3 jailbreak had ordered that George Hotz (Geohot) "retrieve" the jailbreak code that had been distributed. As we pointed out, you can't retrieve code that out's there on the internet. It's not a physical good. The comments on our original article had some claims from some of our usual critics, claiming that our statement that the judge had asked for the impossible was "FUD" and not accurate, and even accused me of intentionally misleading readers here.

Well, it appears that the judge has reconsidered, and actually agrees with me and apologized for the original order:

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Warprincess1162382d ago (Edited 2382d ago )

Once something is on the internet, it officially stays there. So im glad she admits that she was wrong on that ruling but hacking is bad. So she should continue to rule in favor of sony.

Loner2382d ago (Edited 2382d ago )

Idiot Judge.Like the article says she shouldnt be ruling about something she has no idea about.
Old people have no idea about technology.She probably has to have things explained to her several times.Its ridiculous.
This judge probably has no idea what the hell a root key or twitter even is let alone reverse engineering
She shouldnt be ruling on this case