Anonymous vs. Sony: Is There No End in Sight?

Alex Hilhorst writes, " This is one fight I think Anonymous should have avoided. Their argument was that Sony customers already shelled out $300-700 for a PS3 and thus now have the right to do whatever they want with it. It’s their property, not Sony’s, and there is some truth to this viewpoint. But I think Anonymous took it too far. They made an allegory for the argument, asking readers if they would be angered if Microsoft prevented users from accessing any other web browser other than Internet Explorer on their PCs. However, and this is going back to Anonymous’ naivety, this is like comparing apples and oranges. For starters, PCs are advertised as universal devices that can run a number of programs and perform a variety of functions, and that’s exactly what they do. Gaming consoles are not advertised as a universal device (well, I suppose the PS3 does do everything), but rather a computer with a sole purpose: to play the games of the company that manufactures it, and not games of...

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Kran2803d ago (Edited 2803d ago )

Well of course not. Anonymous think they know what they're doing, when actually they don't have a clue. Sony are not scared of them, for the fact that Sony don't hide behind masks and Sony don't live in the V for Vendetta movie unlike Anonymous.

When will those at anonymous grow up and get lives?

Also, the comments in these articles are proof those that support Anonymous are scared to come out and play. There are always a few comments, but not many. When I go on my twitter, I get quite a few anonymous supporters onto me, so it's proof they're scared to come out in public. I wonder if that'll be the case on Saturday too...