whether or not it's fake we all know it's coming at some point in time, So i just hope that we can Unplug the device and play online without Sony giving us the Ban Hammer.
As I am fine with playing my backups Offline then when i want to play Online i'll use my real copies, this will cut down on Scratching and wear&tare on the games for the most part as i don't really play online much anyways. But if they start Banning people for just having the manager installed or games to HDD then that's some BS right there.
Guys please don't make dupe posts and keep this thread on topic. It's already posted above in #2 that Mathieulh thinks it's fake, so nobody wants to read through another 30 posts repeating it.
The truth is simply that bans are bound to happen sooner or later, so if this round ends up being "fake" then next week or month etc it's bound to happen... meaning those who use PSJB should not go online (or use another PS3 to do it) to be cautious.
If it's fake or not, bans based on this backup manager ID are most likely going to occur. The ID of the backup manager could possibly be changed to avoid this, that is until Sony downloads it, and figures the new one out. Now if all of this leads to homebrew, it's probably possible to create an application to spoof the mac address to avoid being banned.
Well, i am not going online with my FFIII PS3 anymore Sony is gonna find out just like Microsoft and Jtag's. I don't go online with my Jtag i am not going online anymore with my PS3 i backed up games with...