Sony Ducks Most OS Claims In PS3 Action

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 2:08 PM EST) -- A federal judge in California has nixed eight of the nine claims in a consolidated putative class action accusing Sony Computer Entertainment LLC of reneging on its promise to let users run Linux and other operating systems on PlayStation 3s.

Judge Richard Seeborg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday mostly granted Sony's motion to dismiss the suit, ruling that, with the exception of their claim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the plaintiffs had failed to sufficiently plead...
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