PSN is Up and Down: Where Art Thou Gaming Gods?

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Nearly a month with us pulling out our hair, biting nails, and carving Why Sony? into our desks, but now its all over and now we can get back to our virtual lifes once again. The PlayStation Network is back. The restoration of the PSN service started yesterday in the United States and it looks like most of the country is hammering Sony to get back online for their fix.

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The $1 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Against Sony

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And things are just getting worse and worse for Sony. They’ve already announced that that the credit card information of millions of users has been compromised. They’ve already left them without online gaming and other PSN goodies for weeks. And now, Sony is facing a massive class action lawsuit.

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Anonymous Denies Involvement in PSN Credit Card Theft

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We learned yesterday about Sony accusing Anonymous of facilitating the hacking of Sony’s servers, resulting in the PSN nightmare that has been going on the last couple of weeks. Anonymous has just responded. Thankfully for Sony, Anonymous didn’t respond with another DDOS. Instead, they took the more civil route and issued a press release. In […]

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Sony Didn’t Contact FBI Until Two Days After Data Theft

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Based on the most recent reports, Sony didn’t make first contact with the FBI until two days after they discovered the security breach. What’s more, they didn’t meet up with FBI officials over the matter until five days later. During those five days, who knows what the hackers were able to accomplish and how much of that could have been prevented with the right intervention.

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Sony Once Officially Supported Homebrew on PlayStation

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When the PS3 first hit the scene, one of the cooler features was being able to run Linux on it. Sony killed that with the release of the PS3 Slim in 2009, thanks to fears of piracy, but it also killed 13 years of love for homebrew. Yes, Sony once officially supported and endorsed the homebrew community.

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Sony taking on iPhone jailbreaker GeoHotz and the DMCA

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He may not exactly be a household name, but in the realm of hackers, George “GeoHot” Hotz is highly regarded as a pioneer. He was the first one, after all, to ever jailbreak an iPhone. After turning his attention to the PS3 recently, though, he’s managed to get the attention of Sony’s lawyers.

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Angry Birds heading to PS3 and PSP

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Really? You still haven’t played Angry Birds yet? Maybe you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, Android phone, or even a Symbian phone. Maybe you really haven’t had the chance to experience the white egg-laying bird or the yellow speed-boost bird. Well, if you happen to have a PlayStation 3 or a Sony PSP, you’re about to get into some “wee” luck.

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