Among the judge's host of complaints against the government was his alarm that prosecutors would put on two witnesses who may have broken the law.Xbox-Modding Judge Berates Prosecution, Puts Trial on Hold (via /.)
One is Entertainment Software Association investigator Tony Rosario, who secretly video-recorded defendant Matthew Crippen allegedly performing the Xbox mod in Crippen's Los Angeles suburban house. The defense argues that making the recording violates California privacy law. The other witness is Microsoft security employee Ken McGrail, who analyzed the two consoles Crippen allegedly altered. McGrail admitted that he himself had modded Xboxes in college.