Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Sony is Now Facing a Total of 3 Lawsuits Over Other OS Renoval

Filed under
Linux
Legal

You shouldn't act surprised to find out that Sony is being sued yet again over its decision to remove Linux support from its PS3 game console. Attorney Rebecca Call was the first lawyer to smell blood and find a disgruntled PS3 owner who was willing to file suit and go along with a class action status.

The original allegation? The removal of Linux support is a forced downgrade to an inferior product and Sony enriched itself by charging the same price for a product with less value.

The second class action suit, filed on April 30th by five individuals across the United States, claims, among other things, that the plaintiffs "lost money by purchasing a PS3 without receiving the benefit of their bargain because the product is not what it was claimed to be.

more here and here




More in Tux Machines

EC publishes open source code of legislation editor

The European Commission is about to make available as open source a prototype of LEOS, a software solution for drafting and automatic processing of legal texts. The software currently supports legal texts issued by the EC, yet can be extended to support other legislative processes. Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad L450 comes with Ubuntu

Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, has announced that Lenovo will start shipping Ubuntu preloaded devices starting with ThinkPad L450 laptop series this month. The laptops will be on sale at selected commercial resellers and distributors at Rs 40,000. Read more

Leftovers: Kernel

openSUSE Leap 42 Is a New Version That Will Change the openSUSE Project

The openSUSE community has spoken, and the name and version of the new openSUSE release have been chosen. The project is undergoing some major changes, and they had to illustrate that with a name that sells it. Read more