George Francis Hotz (born October 2, 1989), alias geohot, or simply mil, is an American hacker known for unlocking the iPhone, allowing the phone to be used with other wireless carriers, contrary to AT&T and Apple's intent. Additionally, he developed the limera1n jailbreak tool, which used his limera1n bootrom exploit. He is also noted for hacking the PlayStation 3 and subsequently being sued by and settling with Sony.
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... In January 2011, Sony Computer Entertainment sued George Hotz over violating the Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act as well as the Federal Fraud and Abuse Act due to facilitating consumers ... Hotz argued that because he had purchased the product, he had the right to do with it as he pleased ... After three months, Sony and Hotz decided to settle out of court ...
... Hotz was a finalist at the 2005 ISEF competition, with his project "The Googler" ... Continuing with robots, Hotz competed in his school's highly successful Titanium Knights battlebots team ... Hotz competed in the 2007 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, a science competition for high school students, where his project, entitled "I want a Holodeck", received awards and prizes in several ...
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