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At first didn't think too much of the shutdown, but now days later, and with the overflow of information Sony has provided about it I'm starting to think something could be different with PSN when we do actually get it back.

Example: Like everyone has to update to new Sony firmware before getting back online. New version 3.61 (or whatever). Older firmware versions can't access PSN at all without new update.

Just speculation.
    
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Good. Screw Sony. They messed up one of their best franchises in Socom and now they're paying for it!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vlasov_581;13242149 
anon is being framed, cause obviously someone didn't take their earlier attack lightly biggrin.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by beers;13242254 
Probably lies.
There was publicity about a group 'attacking', any error can easily be just blamed on them.

I'm with you guys, I had a feeling they were going to say this.
 
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Same old, same old. It's probably none of the hackers anyways - probably the Chinese government, an institution that has become one of the foremost powers when it comes to "hacking".

Sony can only blame the weakness of PSN, which is their own creation...
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lol@ the people who "hate" anon...
you kids are just mad because you are not part of something so monumental.
not that i am, not for many years.
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Haha

First thing I thought of when I saw this thread...
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xiaubg_anonymous-message-to-sony-update_news
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tufelhunden;13242974 
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.

So jailbreak it and dont use PSN or update your system or games ever again.
If you dont get on thier network they wont ever know.

"Right" or "Wrong" are unimportant here. You can either play by the rules they have laid out and get your updates and content, or you can unplug yourself and do what you want when you want.
You own the console, not the rights to modify the code within it.

I just wish I knew what was really going on with PSN.
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Originally Posted by zomgiwin;13246289 
lol@ the people who "hate" anon...
you kids are just mad because you are not part of something so monumental.
not that i am, not for many years.

How is this so "monumental"? Only people who care about this are PS gamers and script kiddies
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PhilWrir;13246379 
"Right" or "Wrong" are unimportant here. You can either play by the rules they have laid out and get your updates and content, or you can unplug yourself and do what you want when you want.
You own the console, not the rights to modify the code within it.

I just wish I knew what was really going on with PSN.

This is exactly Sony's view I think.

The network being down and for so long is obviously bad for us and Sony, it's one thing.

The lack of information from Sony over this is totally another thing.
They are just now admitting why the network is down (and very vaguely) days after they shut it down.

That is unacceptable. No real updates to their progress. No details on what was compromised. No assurance that trophies, online profiles, dlc are safe.
Nothing about if my credit card information is safe .

Let alone anything about when it could be turned back on now.

The silence from Sony to me is the worst out of all of this mess.
And pisses me off the most.mad.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mattlyall06;13242334 
Would this happen on xbox live?

No because Microsoft aren't crooks like Sony.
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