The notorious George Hotz, AKA GeoHot and the man who cracked PS3's tough encryption system, has been ordered to hand over his computer to authorities by a federal judge. The judge also ordered Hotz not to delete any files before Sony gets its hands on the equipment. Who says judges don't understand the modern world? [Wired]
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