Judge Reverses Course On Approval For Sony PS3 Deal

Law360, New York (February 1, 2017, 2:43 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to grant final approval to a settlement covering about 10 million purchasers of the Sony PlayStation 3, whose ability to run other operating systems expired with a 2010 firmware update, expressing concerns about whether the deal was sufficient.

In September, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers gave preliminary approval to the deal, which would allow those who bought a PS3 between November 2006 and April 2010 to get a cash payment of either $55 or $9 by filing a...
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