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Sony's "fictional" VP retweets PS3 jailbreak code

Yeah, you read that right. Sony's "fictional" VP Kevin Butler (yeah, apparently big companies have them - must be a tax things or something ;) retweeted the PS3 METLDR root key that can be used to jailbreak the console.

Yeah, you read that right. Sony's "fictional" VP Kevin Butler (yeah, apparently big companies have them - must be a tax things or something ;) retweeted the PS3 METLDR root key that can be used to jailbreak the console.

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This is the same key that Sony is up in arms about over a hacker called Geohot (real name George Holz) making it public.

The original tweet is gone, but the embarrassment remains.

(Thanks to all who emailed this in to me.)

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