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[Reuters] Sony may face global legal scrutiny over breach

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One U.S. class-action lawyer said he was considering filing a lawsuit on behalf of consumers as soon as this week, after hackers accessed personal details on 77 million users of the company's online PlayStation Network gaming service.

Also, a government watchdog in Britain said it had already launched an investigation of the incident, which put credit card information at risk.

In the United States, the Iowa and Connecticut attorneys general, who act as consumer advocates for their states, were discussing the matter with their staff, according to their offices.

"This is a huge data breach and the clients who have called are really upset, not just because of the data breach but it looks like Sony sat on information for as much as five days," said Jay Edelson, an attorney at law firm Edelson McGuire.
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at least this will teach sony a lesson and will make them have more secure networks in the future...i hope.
    
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Sony is about to get owned. Luckily they have the money for this ownage. I love how Britain have also started the pwnage proceedings.
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Who cares. Honestly. Say they sue for 100M $. You get what. 1.25$...
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Who cares. Honestly. Say they sue for 100M $. You get what. 1.25$...
Do you honestly think they will sue for only $100 million..? Your own identity must be completely worthless to you.
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lawyers got a big chubby when they heard this.
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Do you honestly think they will sue for only $100 million..? Your own identity must be completely worthless to you.
He'd Care if some one take out a loan for a yatch in his name and a mason in his name.
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Best wishes goes out to all those who may be affected (myself included) and hopefully nothing bad for consumers come out of this. As for Sony, I hope each country hits them with a hefty $1 Billion fine each and drop that forsaken company by more than a few notches.

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Do you honestly think they will sue for only $100 million..? Your own identity must be completely worthless to you.
Meh... not all people (identities included) are created equal. Some people are just worth more to society!
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Do you honestly think they will sue for only $100 million..? Your own identity must be completely worthless to you.
The point is that this lawsuit doesn't matter because its not worth it to the average person. Even if they sue for 100 Billion dollars, the total value of Sony, more or less, that works out to ~1000-1500$ which isn't really much money.
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