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by Zachary Knight

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Sega Gets It Right About SOPA: It's Time For A Hard Reset On Copyright Law & Congress

from the metaphorically-speaking dept

With the news that the ESA supports SOPA, thus representing all its member companies on the matter, many gamers have taken to writing to ESA member companies asking for their input on the matter and especially asking them to oppose the legislation. As Kotaku reports, one such gamer has received word back from Sega after writing a very nicely worded letter outlining his concerns over SOPA.
Generally these issues are caused by bad installs or junk data that's stuck in the system memory. The first suggestion would be to perform a hard reset on the device. It's best to attempt this any time you experience performance problems with your device or have an app crash. If it doesn't work, its suggested that you uninstall the app, perform a hard reset, reinstall and then perform one more hard reset before launching the game.

If you're problems continue, please let us know.
While Sega does not come right out in opposition to SOPA, it does give some great advice for dealing with the problem. As we all know, there have certainly been some bad Congressmen and Senators installed into Congress. This has led to a lot of junk data build up in Washington. The best solution, according to Sega is to uninstall those Congressmen and Senators and start fresh. While a hard reset might not be the easiest way to deal with the problem, the threat of such a reset would certainly get the attention of those in Washington. We have already seen some of the fruits of Reddit's attempts at just such an uninstall and hard reset. So let's all follow Sega's advice and work on clearing out the bad installs and hard reset Congress.
In a follow up to this advice, Sega also put together a video:

Now, let's see if Sega comes out with an actual position on SOPA.

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    Travis, 13 Jan 2012 @ 2:50pm


    You KNOW someone's gonna go to extremes and equate "hard reset" to a Mad Max or Borderlands style world.

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