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Sony sues man for selling jailbroken PS4s

News Agencies | Updated on: 9 October 2018, 18:08 IST

In one-of-a-kind selling of pirated gaming console, Sony has sued a California man for selling jailbroken PS4s on eBay and on his own site.

According to TorrentFreak, Eric Sales was selling jailbroken consoles pre-loaded with over 60 pirated games by circumventing the protection measures of PS4s.


Sales is accused of copyright infringement and circumventing the PS4's technological protection measures. He allegedly encouraged people to 'Stop Buying Games.'

It is believed to be the first-such lawsuit against jailbroken PS4. The potential damages are expected to run to hundreds of thousands of dollars.

-ANI

First published: 9 October 2018, 18:08 IST
 
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