Hackers break Dreamcast safeguards, distribute games online

    Date01 Jul 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    8551
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A group of underground computer programmers has broken through copyright protections on Sega's Dreamcast game console, sparking a new explosion of pirated game software online in just a week's time. ... a group calling itself "Utopia" released a set of copied . . . A group of underground computer programmers has broken through copyright protections on Sega's Dreamcast game console, sparking a new explosion of pirated game software online in just a week's time. ... a group calling itself "Utopia" released a set of copied games online--along with a software program that would trick the Dreamcast hardware into playing the games without any modifications to the hardware itself.
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