In our on-going exclusive in-depth coverage of SCEA's court-room battle with the PSJAILBREAK'ers, we have got another new court document, this one is signed order by Judge WILLIAM H ALSUP granting SCEA a Temporary Restraining Order against the named Defendants along with of course the currently un-named John Does #10 thru 100!
The order basically states the following:
This order covers the currently named defendants:1. Defendants and their officers, employees, attorneys and representatives, and all other persons or entities in privity or acting in concert or participation with defendants, are immediately temporarily restrained from selling, offering for sale, marketing, advertising, promoting, installing, distributing or otherwise trafficking in circumvention devices, including but not limited to any or all of the PS3 Jailbreak devices, any copies or versions of backup manager or any other hardware or software that bypasses technological copyright protection measures in SCEA’s PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system;
2. Defendants shall preserve all communications, including email communications, and other documents relating to their purchase, sale, receipt or distribution of circumvention devices, including but not limited to the PS3 Jailbreak devices, the backup manager or any other hardware or software that bypasses technological copyright protection measures in SCEA’s PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and that defendants shall not delete, remove, transfer or in any way dispose of such communications and documents;
3. This order shall be binding upon the parties to this action and all other persons or entities who receive actual notice of this order by personal service or otherwise;
4. This order will be effective upon plaintiff’s posting of $5000 security with the court pursuant to FRCP 65(c);
5. Plaintiff shall serve defendants, defendants’ resident agents or counsel with a copy of this order;
6. This order shall remain in effect until the date the hearing on the order to show cause set forth below or until such further dates as set by the court or stipulated to by the parties.
The above people have until October 8, 2010 at 12 PM PDT to file a written reply to this court order in defense, and then SCEA has until October 12, 2010 at 9 AM PDT to file an update to their defense.VLAD GAZOUNE doing business as ZOOMBA LDC; SHOPPSJAILBREAK.COM
THAHN NGUYGEN doing business as USATECHCITY, LTD
ARTHUR BATES II doing business as PSP PIT STOP
TOM NOOKER doing business as BUYPS3JAILBREAK.WEBS.COM
ALEX ESQUIVEL doing business as NDSGAMER
BIN LE ZHONG aka BEN LEE doing business as PS3BREAKONLINE.COM
FAI KING FONG doing business as PS3BREAKONLINE.COM
HUANRAN LEE doing business as GETPS3BREAK.COM
and currently unnamed JOHN DOES #10 through #100!
The big showdown starts in front of Judge Vaughn R Walker for a hearing on the order to show cause on October 12, 2010 at 10 AM in Courtroom 6, 17th Floor, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco CA 94102.
For the full history to this story see our previous in-depth PS3 Wikileaks threads on this complete showdown between SCEA vs. PSJailbreak Hackers!
Wikileaks - Part 2: http://psx-scene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67646 (Garyopa's Wikileaks Special #2: SCEA vs Hackers!)
Wikileaks - Part 1: http://psx-scene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67178 (SCEA is hard at work to find you!)
The Original Start: http://psx-scene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=65284 (SCEA starts court action against USA PSJailbreak!)