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MS is dieing with laughter right now.
Lol, I was thinking exactly the same thing.
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I always felt the PSN was inferior because it was a free service on a proprietary platform. I happily paid the $50 Live fee for a better online experience. That was years ago, but it shows that if they had the money from subscribers, they could have provided a better service and security for their customers. Free isn't always better, except if you're playing on PC.

Hopefully this will help push devs and passionate console gamers to turn back to PC.
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Sony pulled an "Apple".

They thought that their system was secure by the innate fact that it wasn't used by computers and got hit hard by it.

Sounds very similar to, what was it? Last year when apple's ipad was hacked and a hacker obtained like 100,000 e-mail addresses.
    
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Lol, I was thinking exactly the same thing.
They are laughing now,....while hard at work patching up any holes in their system.
I'm sure there are techs working around the clock to prevent their system from being hacked.
There's nothing more that makes you sweat like being "next" for something terrible to happen!

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Sony pulled an "Apple".

They thought that their system was secure by the innate fact that it wasn't used by computers and got hit hard by it.

Sounds very similar to, what was it? Last year when apple's ipad was hacked and a hacker obtained like 100,000 e-mail addresses.
Yep, bad people love to take things others say it's impossible to take.
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Xbox 360: $199
Xbox Live: $49
Knowing your private and banking information is safe: Priceless

For all of you too cheap to pay for a quality service like XBL, now you are going to pay a real price.. having your identity stolen hahaha.
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Xbox 360: $199
Xbox Live: $49
Knowing your private and banking information is safe: Priceless

For all of you too cheap to pay for a quality service like XBL, now you are going to pay a real price.. having your identity stolen hahaha.
You guys act like it's hard to spend 5 minutes cancelling a credit card.

They got my email address so now I'm going to get more spam that Gmail is goings to filters out! Oh noes!

I've almost saved the cost of my console with not paying subscription fees, and PSN is reliable and fast anytime I've used it, barring recent events obviously.
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Paranoid much? People seem to be overreacting all over the interwebs.
It's the 4th or 5th largest hack ever done. I don't think people are overreacting at all.
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You guys act like it's hard to spend 5 minutes cancelling a credit card.
You can't just cancel a CC and fix the problem. They have all of your info, your address, name, birthday, email, password, password reset questions, etc. You'll need to change everything, every account you've ever signed up for, for every service and every game.
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Jesus. Sucks to be Sony.
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You can't just cancel a CC and fix the problem. They have all of your info, your address, name, birthday, email, password, password reset questions, etc. You'll need to change everything, every account you've ever signed up for, for every service and every game.
Wrong.

I have a unique 12 character password consisting of upper and lower-case letters and numbers for each account I have on any website or service.. because stuff like this happens.

Hell, the biggest auto-reply service pretty much in the world as far as I know got hacked just a couple months ago. If you have the same login for everything you sign up for, it's a matter of when, not if.

All I have to do is change my password for PSN when it finally comes back up, assuming Sony doesn't automatically reset it themselves for everybody and send out emails.
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