Sony to support homebrew with Linux on PS3

Posted by dcparris on May 17, 2006 5:44 AM EDT
Joystiq; By James Ransom-Wiley
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It's hard to imagine that Sony, a company that continues to actively block unlicensed applications on the PSP, will welcome the homebrew community with open arms when it ushers in the PlayStation 3. But, according SCE network system development manager Izumi Kawanishi, the console will ship with a built-in Linux OS, complete with compilers and other tools.

[Not to sound cynical or anything, but just be on the lookout for rootkits... - dcparris]

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