jeremia, please tell me, is there a problem with recovering from the sleep mode exist in your case?If it's only play\pause problem, i think i've found what will solve it. Microsoft released hotfix for their firewire driver (not legacy).Here is a link to the download area. Hotfix
No answers here, lage. Just write an abuse to firstname.lastname@example.org (or .net, cause I don't remember).
I've found yesterday that my warranty period was only six monthes (seller's warranty) and ended at february (bought it in august) so I'm at the same situation as you, bastardes.