Infamous Nintendo hacker Gary Bowser believes the company used him as an example, and says his prison sentence and fine are designed to send a message to others who cross the company in the future.
Bowser was subsequently released from prison last year, however he will remain in debt to Nintendo for decades to come.
To quickly recap, Bowser was sentenced to 40 months in prison for the distribution and sale of piracy-enabling devices back in 2022.
In April, Bowser said Nintendo is now able to recoup 25-30 percent of his personal income for the rest of his working life.
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