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Rumor: Sony to Remotely Disable JailBroken PS3s, PSN Bans? 1200°
January 11, 2011 // 9:08 pm - Today JoyStiq (linked above) speculates that based on both a NeoGAF Tip by Mr_Brit and a Digital Foundry report Sony may be planning to remotely disable JailBroken PS3 consoles essentially banning them from PSN.

To quote: "Even if you've never signed up for a PSN account, your console will communicate...

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Sony Bans PSJailBreak PS3 ModChip Sales in Europe 650°
October 9, 2010 // 1:00 am - According to (linked above), Sony has now succeeded in banning sales of the PSJailBreak PS3 modchip USB device in Europe.

This news comes just days after document leaks and UKIE support for Sony's swift legal action were announced.

To quote: "Sony has finally succeeded in banning the selling of the modchip in Europe.

After releasing a security...

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More on XBox Live Bans, HDD Crippling, Possible Ban Causes 700°
November 8, 2009 // 10:11 pm - Update: As expected, Microsoft has defended their stance on banning modified XBox 360 consoles.

Reports now indicate that the fresh wave of Microsoft bans on modified consoles has resulted in systems not only being banned from XBox Live, but also removing the ability to install games to the HDD, forbidding the use of Windows Media Centre extender, and not allowing...

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Microsoft Performs Mass Bans on Modified XBox 360 Consoles 700°
October 31, 2009 // 12:57 am - Update: Microsoft's MajorNelson has now officially confirmed the bans.

This Halloween it appears Microsoft has pulled a TRICK with no TREAT on modified XBox 360 console owners... specifically, mass bans have been initiated against them.

IGN (linked above) have confirmed this news, to quote: "We have taken action against a small percentage of consoles that have been modified to play pirated game discs," a Microsoft spokesperson told IGN.

"In line with our commitment to combat...

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Judge Orders Microsoft to Pay $290m, Bans MS Word Sales 100°
August 12, 2009 // 8:56 pm - A US federal court has ordered Microsoft to pay over $290m (£175m) for wilfully infringing on a patent by Canadian firm i4i, and has filed an injunction to prevent the sale of Word.

The patent relates to the use of XML, a mark-up language that allows formatting of text and makes files readable across different programs.

To quote: XML is integral to Microsoft's flagship word processing software Word.

Texas district court judge Leonard Davis also filed an injunction preventing Microsoft from selling Word.

The row specifically relates to...

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Speculation: New XBox 360 Disc Protection & XBL Bans to Follow? 200°
April 21, 2009 // 8:28 pm - Speculation has commenced that XBox 360 games have new disc protection.

Recently xorloser noted that when FIFA 09 on the XBox 360 is patched with the latest update, the game is only allowed to boot from an updated version of the original XBox 360 disc type.

To quote: I noticed the other day that when FIFA'09 for Xbox360 is patched with the latest update, the flags that specify what media the game is allowed to run from have changed. Originally it was allowed to boot from a standard original Xbox360 disc, however now it is only allowed to boot from a new media...

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Microsoft Confirms XBox Live Bans, Anti-piracy Efforts to Continue 100°
November 12, 2008 // 9:26 pm - Yesterday we reported news of Microsoft starting a new wave of XBox Live bans on modded XBox 360 consoles.

Today, Microsoft's Major "Larry Hyrb" Nelson has confirmed it stating the following via his blog linked above:

Xbox 360 Console banning: I've gotten a few messages and seen some forum threads pop up on console bannings so I thought I'd post and let folks know what's up.

In our our continued effort to keep gameplay safe and secure...

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Microsoft Begins a New Wave of XBox Live Bans on Modded 360s 250°
November 11, 2008 // 10:33 pm - As mcdevitt1985 has reported (linked above) along with some users from our own XBox 360 Forum HERE, it appears Microsoft is on another XBox Live ban rampage.

According to reports, today they have issued a new wave of bans against XBox 360 consoles with modified DVD firmware. That being said, it's recommended to stay off XBL for the time being if you have a modified system until further details are available.

To quote: Dunno if its a massive wave or not, but my console was literally...

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