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Sony Halts Australian ReSeller Quantronics PS JailBreak Sales

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212w ago - Update #4: OzMods has now confirmed via Twitter that the PS JailBreak hearing is [Register or Login to view links] until this Friday.

Update #3: According to Inaudax on IRC, Ozmodchips has just cancelled all of their PSJailBreak pre-orders and is refunding their customers money back.

Update #2: According to [Register or Login to view links] from the [Register or Login to view links] Ozmodchips Pty Ltd & Ors is also involved in the IP claim by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited & Anor with a hearing scheduled for August 31, 2010.

Update: Australian reseller Quantronics has removed the notice (outlined below) from their PS JailBreak PS3 modchip page, and has now changed the item's status to "no stock" to comply with the court order.

Online Australian retailer Quantronics has been ordered by the Federal Court of Australia, Victoria District Registry on the 26 August 2010 to halt PS JailBreak PS3 modchip sales and distribution.

Their Web site currently [Register or Login to view links] the following terms, to quote:

"Quantronics will not;

a. import PS Jailbreak
b. distribute PS Jailbreak
c. offer them for sale to the public
d. provide them to another person
e. otherwise deal with them

Unless a continuation of orders or permanent injunction is granted to Sony Computer Entertainment, this product page will be returned and sales will resume on the 31st August 2010."

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#3 - Jes03 - 212w ago
That's 1 shop out of how many? They can't stop them all hopefully.

I know 1 shop that will be getting them in and selling them. I'm not going to say any names to keep them out of the spotlight.

DarkAntiMatter's Avatar
#2 - DarkAntiMatter - 212w ago
Wow. I didnt think that this was possible. Heads are rolling at sony...

PS3 News's Avatar
#1 - PS3 News - 212w ago
+Rep for sharing the news Crans, since PS JailBreak first originated in Australia via OzMod I can't say I'm overly surprised at this though.

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