How the hell can you pirate hardware? Copyright exists for intellectual property protection purposes. Things like works of art, literature, and software are covered under copyright. That's why the BIOS is covered and if you were familiar with copyright law, you'd understand that it's completely legal to write a piece of software that mimics the functionality of another as long as all code used to write said software is original (non copied).culubalo said:well in a sense the manufacturers in this case sony may have had a right to sue because after all it is a bit like pirated hardware what bleem did.
BTW did bleem require a psx bois?
Game system manufacturers make their money through the sale of games. Usually money is lost on the consoles.culubalo said:no need to get upset flare85, i didn't mean copyright hardware in the literal sense. I meant that by emulating the hardware it was slowly giving people a better alternative to the psx which sony worked on to make, so in that sense they deserve to be upset over what bleem was doing.
THough there tactics where unscrupulous