quietly....

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sun Feb 6 13:28:28 CST 2011


On Feb 6, 2011, at 11:11 AM, Henry Yen wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 10:43:18AM -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> I believe that Sony will offer IPv6 software upgrades for the PS-3 because
>> they will eventually realize that failing to do so is bad for future sales.
> 
> Sony appears quite willing to file eye-openingly broad discovery requests
> in its OtherOS/geohotz lawsuit(s).  Related, but separate, Sony appears
> to be unconcerned with the removal of OtherOS in the first place, a
> documented feature and selling point that's made some people unhappy
> (e.g. USAF).  And Sony appears completely unconcerned about the Sony RootKit
> fiasco ("Most people, I think, don't even know what a Rootkit is, so why
> should they care about it?").
> 
> Technical impediments (lack of ipV6) in their product(s) do not necessarily
> correlate with what they think of future sales prospects.
> 
While Sony is, indeed, showing surprising market ignorance and bad
judgment at the moment, I think that the market will eventually teach
them a lesson in these regards.

Time will tell.

Owen





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