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Sony is losing alot of money right now. Including some of mine.
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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.
See that is where we disagree. If they won't allow jailborken PS3's on their network I am okay with that. However, what I do with MY PS3 is my business. I don't rent the thing I own it.
    
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Don't know what to make of this. Obviously they're going to blame anyone other than themselves, but what kind of attack would leave it un-useable for nearly 3 days (and counting) that wasn't a sustained DDoS attack.

Maybe the same thing from Amazon?

Amazon Cloud failed, bring down a whole bunch of other website, could PSN was one of those Amazon Cloud?
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See that is where we disagree. If they won't allow jailborken PS3's on their network I am okay with that. However, what I do with MY PS3 is my business. I don't rent the thing I own it.
You bought the hardware, and you were licensed the software. I agree with you though I hate how it's set up.
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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...
in the perfect world, i'd imagine sony would take down their service for a couple days to introduce THE BRAND NEW PSN: EXTREME EDITION (THE ONE THAT ACTUALLY WORKS)
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Glad I don't play on that POS and only play on my computer lol. Sorry for you console gamers....... kinda sucks to be you.
    
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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.
I think you forget that Sony don't only get income from PSN. If anything their income from PSN is minimal. It won't even faze their income. So yeah, it affects the consumers, people like me MUCH more than it does Sony. Why don't you think before you type? There was no need for a smart alec comment.


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See that is where we disagree. If they won't allow jailborken PS3's on their network I am okay with that. However, what I do with MY PS3 is my business. I don't rent the thing I own it.
Yes, you ARE allowed to do *whatever* you want with your PS3, so long as you don't want to use PSN. That seems completely fair to me? It prevents cheating and the likes. Why do you disagree with that?
    
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ANON started this, regardless of whether this occurence is their fault. Even if Sony is trying to frame them, ANON deserves it.
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i almost never play multiplayer on ps3 as the only multi games i play are fps, rts & racing which are all way better on PC; so doesn't really bother me.

but even if it did affect me, i still wouldn't feel bad for sony & likely never will since the whole rootkit music cd fiasco. karma
    
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Oh I thought they would blame hacked console owners and sue them.
 
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