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Originally Posted by PhRe4k View Post
I bet the EULA states differently..
It does now, because they altered it in the 3.6 update as far as I know. I heard it from my 13 year old brother who writes lua scripts for CS:S and likes home-brewing consoles in general but I could be mis-quoting what he said.

Edit: I'm wrong, ignore the above.
Edited by Mike-IRL - 5/9/11 at 9:06pm
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edit: bah nvm
bring back psn

ah there thats productive
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Originally Posted by Paratrooper1n0 View Post
*Notice, small rant at beginning*
Stupid casual gamers need to learn patience. I am sick of these casual gamers and fanboys talking smack about something that was not Sony's fault.
Now that is over. This video says it pretty clear.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3-DPJ5TfYo
Enjoy.
Wrong. If they're going to allow customers to put in sensitive information so that they can pay for content, said customers shouldn't need to feel insecure about that information. Customers don't trust Sony anymore, I don't blame them one bit. It's not the customer's fault that their info is compromised, it's Sony's fault for failure to protect it.
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I think this would teach Sony a valuable lesson. Don't mess with hackers unless you wanna get burned.
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Three questions come to mind after reading this thread.

Is Paratrooper1n0 a troll?
Does Paratrooper1n0 have any idea of the legalility regarding this situation?
Is Patatrooper1n0 the most obnoxious fanboy on OCN?

These questions need to be answered.

Regarding the topic. Sony is 100% at fault. There are laws regarding the safety of personal information that a company may have. Having them on servers with a sheet over the top of them for security is undeniably a stupid move. As such i would expect nothing less than a class action suit against them.
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As such i would expect nothing less than a class action suit against them.
Ugh, please no class action suits. I'd rather have Uncle Sam fine them and come up with a good use for the money. Class action suits just make lawyers rich. Those whose data was stolen won't get anything substantial.
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Personally I sum it up as greed. I wonder how much money Sony saved (employee salary, etc.) running outdated servers, plain text storage, no firewall.
Not that much..... updating servers on a weeknight? If you had a single SA managing it, it would still only cost $60-120K a year.

The plaintext storage was by design....

No firewall doesn't make sense. Sure, an enterprise firewall costs a bit of money but everyone runs them anyways.
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Not that much..... updating servers on a weeknight? If you had a single SA managing it, it would still only cost $60-120K a year.

The plaintext storage was by design....

No firewall doesn't make sense. Sure, an enterprise firewall costs a bit of money but everyone runs them anyways.
relative to sony's bottomline, they could've found this money in the CEO's couch cushions. no excuse

yay for PC gaming!
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You've got to be the most obnoxious fanboy I've ever seen. Not only are you simply denying everyone else's views on what happened, but you take the chance to crap on Microsoft and their Xbox, as well as Nintendo's Wii. Nobody cares that it gets hacked without banning; at least they didn't loose millions of credit card numbers and information because of a faulty security system.

It was clearly Sony's fault that their user data wasn't kept secure, as someone already pointed out. And I'm not saying that it's impossible for other companies to have data leaks, but their info was kept way below modern standards, with no firewalls or any failsafe system to prevent such a loss.
I'm not a fanboy. How is a PC gamer a fanboy? Fail. I am 100% AGAINST fanboys which is why I came to this forum. Please do this forum a favor and leave. I love the Nintendo Wii, why would you think I am against it? Another fail.

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So you're telling me you'll never use any sensitive information anywhere in your entire life... I highly doubt that. So if your victim of fraud, because let's say your debit card was copied, it's your fault that there was a security flaw in the chip design of the cards ? When a company or institution collects private information, there's laws forcing them to protect it. A company the scale of Sony should be something trustworthy, just like Valve(steam), Microsoft, Paypal, Newegg, etc is trustworthy in most peoples eyes. I'm not in any way saying Sony is a horrible company, they just really messed up on this one, they should've had better security. I'm glad to hear the PSN users will get reparations though, at least Sony can acknowledge they messed up.
I will, but at reliable places. On the PSN I do not need to since there are PSN cash cards. If I had credit card data on PSN I would acknowledge that I messed up.

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Originally Posted by Desidero View Post
The fact that you can say "Sony +1" after this fiasco is absurd. They dropped the ball and showed the world how poorly they handle basic security. Even if everything is patched, there is no reason to keep credit card information in plaintext. None whatsoever.

That's absolutely incorrect. If you let your friend borrow your laptop and he leaves it in his car with the window rolled down, is it his fault when it gets stolen? Pretty much. He is responsible because he didn't take the proper precautions to protect your property. The actual thief is the one who is guilty of the crime, but your friend practically begged someone to take it.
Who said "Sony +1"? It is my fault that I let an irresponsible friend to handle my laptop.

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Originally Posted by Gnomepatrol View Post
Three questions come to mind after reading this thread.

Is Paratrooper1n0 a troll?
Does Paratrooper1n0 have any idea of the legalility regarding this situation?
Is Patatrooper1n0 the most obnoxious fanboy on OCN?

These questions need to be answered.

Regarding the topic. Sony is 100% at fault. There are laws regarding the safety of personal information that a company may have. Having them on servers with a sheet over the top of them for security is undeniably a stupid move. As such i would expect nothing less than a class action suit against them.
1: Nope. 100% against them.
2: Yes I do, I do not believe in illegible posting.
3: I will never be a fanboy. I am 100% against fanboys.
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