Originally Posted by HarryT
A slight overreaction, I think. You don't think that it was Sony's corporate policy to use software illegally, do you? Most likely just some "rogue" sysadmin installing dodgy software. Happens in every large organization, I'm sure. That's why most large companies have internal software audits to try to make sure that their systems are "legit".
Most pircay at a given company is the user(s) installing illegal software without permission or knowledge of the people in charge. I don't know of any company that allows this to happen as a matter of policy.