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Would this happen on xbox live?
Dunno,would it?
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Karma!! Serves Sony right.

I do feel bad for the players however.
This doesn't hurt Sony it hurts the consumer. And why do Sony deserve that anyway?
    
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As annoying as PSN being down has been, it hasn't totally hampered use of my PS3. We had the day off for Good Friday yesterday, so I got myself down to the local store and picked up a 640GB HDD to replace the 40GB in the PS3. Installing GT5 on the new HDD went fine, and the game downloaded its updates without an issue.

So even though PSN is down, game updates and such still work fine.
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"External intrusion"? As opposed to what? "Internal Intrusion"?
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Hopefully PSN goes down permanently along with XBOX Live forcing all development to focus on PCs.
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Karma!! Serves Sony right.

I do feel bad for the players however.
Sony?

We're the ones being affected more than sony.
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This doesn't hurt Sony it hurts the consumer. And why do Sony deserve that anyway?
Geohot's suit. I disagree with it completely and think Sony was wrong to persue it.

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Sony?

We're the ones being affected more than sony.
I understand that, and you folks are the only ones I feel bad for. Sony losing money and credibility, I am loving that.
    
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Geohot's suit. I disagree with it completely and think Sony was wrong to persue it.
I understand that, and you folks are the only ones I feel bad for. Sony losing money and credibility, I am loving that.
They have a right to protect what they spent many years and lots of money on. And why are you loving that? I'm not. It doesn't benefit anyone, at all.
    
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This doesn't hurt Sony it hurts the consumer. And why do Sony deserve that anyway?
Uh, so people who would like to order games, subscriptions, or media content via the PSN who aren't able to do so isn't hurting Sony? Think before you type.
Edited by Pillz Here - 4/23/11 at 11:01am
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Originally Posted by Hiep View Post
Why are some people so ignorant? Why would Sony down their own network??? If it was a hardware/server issue, they would have said so.

I'm mad I cannot play NBA 2K11 online...
This. Sony is losing money every minute PSN is down. Just think of all the credits they will have to give out to PSN+ members.

My guess: Sony discovered that someone was in their kitchen stealing their foods. Now Sony just hopes that they ate the tofu in the fridge,(No personal information) and didn't drink up their beer (User's email addresses), milkshake (Users, username / passwords), or their premium steak filet (CC numbers / users addresses).

Let's just hope the hackers didn't get anything . . . . . I highly doubt that due to the scorch the earth tactic Sony has taken.

It also must be an easy to exploit flaw in their PSN server software. I have a feeling that Sony has lit a fire under their developers but's to fix this exploit.
Edited by AtomicFrost - 4/23/11 at 11:00am
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