Geohot will not be participating in the upcoming 5th annual Pwn2Own hacking conference next week, as confirmed before. Geohot has reportedly withdrawn from the competition to focus on his ongoing legal battle against Sony for PS3 Jailbreak. Contest architect Aaron Portnoy, confirmed it in a tweet:
geohot will NOT be competing in Pwn2own. He backed out as he has to devote time to the Sony lawsuit.
Geohot was earlier enlisted to jailbreak Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 device. In absence of him, team Anonymous and Anonymous_1 will attempt to hack Windows Phone 7. We will update you about upcoming pwn2own 2011 hacking contest. Just follow us on twitter or join our facebook fanpage. Via WPCentral