No More Cheap Supercomputers? Sony Blocks Linux on PS3

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on May 4, 2010 6:28 PM EDT
LinuxPlanet; By David Needle
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Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) faces a class action lawsuit following a recent an update to its PlayStation 3 console that removes the ability to put alternate operating systems on the console. The late March update for the PlayStation 3 restricts the installation of an alternative operating system to the console's native OS. The feature, called 'Install Other OS,' has been removed, three years after the console's introduction, "due to security concerns," the company said in a blog post.

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