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meh, the PSN downtime has allowed me to play some newer games (and some older) on my PC, and I have been loving it! Yeah I do miss playing GT5 online with mates, but it's not the end of the world.
 
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unless this somehow keeps netflix from working, i really could care less. the only game i play on my ps3 is the motion games bundle when i have people over to my place. i have killzone 3 (came with my ps3), but i never play it. i use my ps3 more for the blu-ray player and netflix streaming.

this certainly doesn't make me not want to buy sony products. i think if everyone is patient, everything will be fixed and back to normal.
post #23 of 221
This is a great day in PC Gaming. We're now one step closer to world domination, gentlemen.

Now if the same thing could happen to Xbox Live...
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This is a great day in PC Gaming. We're now one step closer to world domination, gentlemen.

Now if the same thing could happen to Xbox Live...
This!
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The look on my friend's face was priceless when he found out about this. That was the same friend that trolled me saying consoles were far superior to the PC.

Over the past couple months, the amount of stuff about hacks and exploits involving the PS3 has been enormous, It makes Sony's PSN look so insecure and mediocre.
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Mass lawsuit to follow.
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Indefinitely does not equal a week. there first response was it might be down a week, NOW they are saying(sony) that it is being closed down indefinitely till they figure out how to better protect there customers.
actually, they said they are going bring the service up quickly as possible right in the article. the definition of indefinitely does not relate to this article in any way shape or form.
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Indefinitely does not equal a week. there first response was it might be down a week, NOW they are saying(sony) that it is being closed down indefinitely till they figure out how to better protect there customers.
Yes I know, 'indefinitely' is kind of self explanatory don't you think?

Their latest response:

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We have a clear path to have PlayStation Network and Qriocity systems back online, and expect to restore some services within a week.
Quote:
Temporarily turned off PlayStation Network and Qriocity services;
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We greatly appreciate your patience, understanding and goodwill as we do whatever it takes to resolve these issues as quickly and efficiently as practicable.
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Nowhere does it say indefinitely. In fact 'hopefully within a week' would be contradictory to indefinitely. Hence why it is sensationalism.

EDIT:

Damn you, Zelix.
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Maybe GeoHot's behind some of this? (console news noob here)
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Wow...I don't really know what to say to people who are glad this happened because it might make PC gaming more viable. Really? People's credit card information may be compromised and personal information is definitely compromised and you think this is a good thing? Plus, millions of people will be without their primary form of entertainment and enjoyment. This might will potentially seriously hurt Sony, which could very conceivably disrupt jobs. This is not a good thing.
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