Sony May Owe You Money

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On PS3 the ability to install Linux was one of the reasons that some users bought PS3.When Sony locked out support for this in 2010 users were angry. A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sony in 2010.
Six years later which is current year, Sony has agreed to settle the case.
Sony has agreed to pay $55 to 10 million PS3 owners. To get that $55, users need to "attest under oath to their purchase of the product and installation of Linux, provide proof of their purchase or serial number and PlayStation Network Sign-in ID, and submit some proof of their use of the Other OS functionality."

Users can also claim $9. To claim this $9, they must send in a claim that explains how, when they bought the system etc.

Additionally, there is $2.25 million provided in the settlement in attorneys fees for the legal counsel that brought the claims against Sony.

 

 

 

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Zare Leonis found a kindred spirit in Ezra Bridger, as both were undercover cadets at the Imperial Academy with no love of the Empire.

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