The Big Black Book of Xbox Mods

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  1. Defiance
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    Well this happened back around February, but I guess I'll post it now. Anyway, I was at Borders looking around, and guess what I see? I see this book title "The Big Black Book of Xbox Mods." Well now looking back at it, I realize modchips are illegal in America. [​IMG] Anyway, in the book it talks about soft mods, regular mods (the solder kind) and stuff like that. And in one of the pages I remember it saying that modchips are completely legal, and that you should not use this book to try and pirate. Man, and I couldn't buy the book because I didn't bring any money! And I live in America!

    Oh, and it's copyright date was in like 2005.
     
  2. silent sniper

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    umm... google?
     
  3. mercluke

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    chips are not illegal here... yet.
     
  5. Mewgia

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    Yes they are.
     
  6. Damademan3

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    the chips themselves are not illegal, its the manner on how you use them and how they are developed. using them for burnt games ect is a illegal act just as much as reverse engineering to create the chip.
     
  7. silent sniper

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    ummm... Yes they are. they have been for several years now. just having them is illegal.
     
  8. Defiance
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    Yeah, that's it. I was just wondering how they would get away with a book like that in America.
     
  9. Mewgia

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    You can print almost anything in America because of the 1st Amendment. Just take the Anarchist's Cookbook, for example.
     
  10. BoneMonkey

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    the title of this thread is NOT PC it should be called The Big African American Book of Xbox Mods
     
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