Sony blocks jailbreaks with firmware update

Sony's released what it calls a 'minor' update for the PS3 - minor, that is, for anyone who hasn't been tempted by either of the two jailbreaks that have been doing the rounds over the last couple of weeks.

New, open source PS3 jailbreak may get round piracy claims

A new, open source jailbreak for the PS3 has been released by modder Mathieu Hervais, with the claim that it doesn't promote piracy.