Posts Tagged ‘piracy’


Sony patents anti-piracy technology to limit disc usage to a single console

Sony patents anti-piracy technology to limit disc usage to a single console
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jan 4, 2013 / 0 comment(s)

RFID (Radio-frequency identification) technology has been around for a while and has applications as varied as you can imagine –…


South African police raid results in first ever PS3 jailbreak arrest

South African police raid results in first ever PS3 jailbreak arrest
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Aug 2, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

It was only earlier today, August 2nd, that the South African Police Service’s Commercial Crime Unit conducted a raid at…


South Africa’s vuvuzela helps Ubisoft fight piracy

South Africa’s vuvuzela helps Ubisoft fight piracy
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Dec 3, 2010 / 0 comment(s)

Who would have known that the lowly vuvuzela ‘musical instrument’ would have gone from a loathed implement of audio cruelty…


PC release of Super Street Fighter IV cancelled on account of piracy

PC release of Super Street Fighter IV cancelled on account of piracy
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Sep 23, 2010 / 0 comment(s)

“Tut-tut, looks like piracy,” said Capcom, and summarily cancelled the PC version of Super Street Fighter IV. So, it wasn’t…


ESA praises anti-piracy raids in Mexico City

ESA praises anti-piracy raids in Mexico City
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Mar 12, 2009 / 0 comment(s)

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has commended the actions of local Mexican law enforcement in an anti-piracy raid that saw…


Raid seizes 90 000 pirated games

Raid seizes 90 000 pirated games
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Nov 12, 2008 / 0 comment(s)

During a raid carried out in San Juan de Dios Market in Guadalajara, Mexico, law enforcement officials have seized 91…