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Video: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Trailer: Golden Age of Piracy 50°
May 13, 2013 // 3:13 pm - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani posted up a new video trailer today spotlighting Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag and the golden age of piracy below.

To quote: Every Assassin's Creed game is based in an actual historical setting, with a sense of place and time that provides the backdrop to amazing adventure fraught with peril and political intrigue.

The setting for Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is no different! Contrary to popular belief, pirates didn't suddenly decide to become a scourge of the seas out of the clear blue sky.

The emergence...

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Sony Patent Uncovered to Detect Pirated Software Tracking Load Times 650°
February 24, 2013 // 11:19 pm - Recently a Sony patent was uncovered which may be used to detect pirated software though tracking video game load times.

Below are the details, to quote: "Sony has filed a new patent which may be useful in combating piracy.

The patent was filed by them way back in August 2011, and according to it, if the load times are not within the range they have set, the software could be flagged.

For the tech to be effective, a standard average load time has to be set–specific or range–and if any...

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Sony on Combating Piracy with PS Vita Proprietary Game Cards 700°
February 22, 2012 // 12:56 am - Today Scott Rhodes of Sony Worldwide Operations was asked in an interview with how they are combating piracy on the PS Vita platform, who responded that proprietary PlayStation Vita Game Cards are currently being used.

Below is an excerpt from the interview with the details, to quote: "Sony's been very, very open about the fact that piracy really hurt the PSP, so I was wondering if you could dive into a little bit about the efforts you've put into preventing that this time.

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PS3 JailBreaker Raided and Arrested, Piracy Devices Seized 700°
August 2, 2011 // 3:03 pm - Today (linked above) reports that South African Police Service's Commercial Crime Unit, acting on behalf of complaints received from the South African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT), has raided and consequently arrested a PS3 JailBreaker residing in Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa along with seizing the PlayStation 3 piracy devices used to circumvent Sony's system protection.

Below is the official Press Release, to quote: PS3 JAILBREAK RAID AND ARREST

South Africa, 2ND August 2011, Johannesburg:...

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Rumor: Sony Recruiting PS3 Hackers to Combat Console Piracy 850°
March 12, 2011 // 2:39 am - A few weeks back we reported that Sony was hiring IP investigators as part of forming a PS3 anti-piracy program, and today Dutch site PSX-Sense (linked above) reports that they may also be recruiting PlayStation 3 hackers as well.

According to rumor, Sarah McRae contacted Koushik Dutta regarding a Software Engineer position that is opening at SCEA.

To quote, roughly translated: Something we...

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Sony Forms PS3 Anti-Piracy Program, Hiring IP Investigators 1000°
February 22, 2011 // 9:37 pm - Last week Sony officially addressed PS3 piracy and PSN bans, and today IGN (linked above) reports that they are forming a PlayStation 3 Anti-Piracy Program and hiring online investigators to assist in protecting their Intellectual Property and overseeing anti-piracy civil lawsuits.

To quote: "Two new job listings posted on SCEA's Web site reveal the company is getting serious about PlayStation...

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Sony Addresses PS3 Circumvention Devices, Piracy and PSN Bans 1350°
February 16, 2011 // 12:33 pm - Update: As expected, countless users in our PS3 Forums have confirmed receiving e-mail notices from Sony followed by their PlayStation 3 consoles being banned.

According to Mathieulh if you get error 0x8002A227 Sony banned your PS3 from the...

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Rumor: Sony to Combat PS3 Piracy with Blu-ray Disc Serial Keys 1300°
January 20, 2011 // 3:03 am - Previously we reported on a PSN ban rumor which was followed by speculation on preventing bans, and today Dutch site PS3-Sense (linked above) claims that according to SKFU Sony plans to combat PS3 piracy with Blu-ray disc serial keys.

Similar to what's been done with PC games in the past, when you buy a PS3 or PSN game you'll get a serial...

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