- As Heise Newsticker reports, German customs has seized shipments of PS3 Break USB sticks yesterday that where on their way from Hong Kong to Germany.
Instead of receiving the PS3 Break, customers received a letter from Sony to either sign a contract to agree the destruction of the shipment and not to import or use any PlayStation 3 JailBreak devices or risk to get sued.
To quote, roughly translated: "The copy protection system of the Sony game console Playstation 3 (PS3) in older firmware versions has been undermined, offer various online stores to specific USB flash drives to copy-protected games to the hard disk and copy the console which can start with.
But German PS3 owners who had such a Stick orders received from abroad in recent days received a letter from Sony's lawyers: A call for caution, including a cease and desist letter.
The customs had become aware of shipments of USB adapters from Hong Kong, after their opening drives with the right-unique name "PS3 Break" came to light.
The customs holds it back, first, because in Germany to the importation of devices which are suitable for one, have copy protection, is allowed to bypass other things.
Sony's lawyers are now demanding from the order that they agree to a destruction of the sticks and...