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Sony Granted Access To GeoHot's PayPal Account

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
DMCA, Geohot, George Hotz, Handbags, Lawsuits, News, Sony


Federal magistrate Joseph Spero has permitted Sony to subpoena the PayPal account of everyone's favourite hacker George Hotz to try and acquire 'documents sufficient to identify the source of funds in California that went into any PayPal account associated with [email protected] for the period of 1st January, 2009, to 1st February, 2011' so they can determine in which state Hotz should be brought to trial. According to Wired, on top of that 'Sony has also won subpoenas for data from YouTube and Google, as well as Twitter account data linked to Hotz, who goes by the handle GeoHot.'

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