OC man charged with modifying video game consoles

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by air2004, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. air2004

    air2004 Air

    Oct 24, 2008
    United States
    LOS ANGELES — A Southern California college student has been arrested on federal charges that he illegally modified video game consoles to enable the machines to play pirated video games.

    The U.S. Attorney's Office says 27-year-old Matthew Crippen was released Monday night after posting $5,000 bond.

    The California State University, Fullerton student who lives in Anaheim is accused of modifying Xbox, PlayStation and Wii consoles in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents got a tip from the Entertainment Software Association and searched Crippen's home in May.

    He was indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury. Crippen faces 10 years in prison if convicted and is scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 10.

    Attempts to reach Crippen for comment were unsuccessful

    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/articl...sLx7mwD99RR63O0 thats the article link , and I found it by reading the tech news on the wii ...can someone please make prog on the pc like the wiis news channel ......vista has that shit , but not as good as the wiis
  2. Joe88

    Joe88 [λ]

    Jan 6, 2008
    United States
  3. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

    Nov 17, 2008
    well it is illegal [​IMG]
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