DC Area Modders Arrested
Wednesday - December 08, 2004
Reuters is reporting
that federal authorities raided three Washington D.C. area game stores on Dec. 1st and arrested two people for "modding" game consoles. According to the article
the raid involved a small chain called Pandora's Cube
. Pandora's Cube is known for selling $500 "Super Xboxes", which have larger hard drives, and some have up to 15 games installed on those hard drives. These consoles were on open display in the store. The two arrested employees have been charged with "conspiracy to commit copyright infringement and conspiracy to traffic in a device that circumvents technological protection measures".
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