Sony reveals outage compensation
May 17, 2011 - 10:08AM
Access to the online PlayStation Network has now been restored for Australian PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable owners, and Sony has announced its package of gifts to help compensate gamers for the lengthy outage.
The outage followed an attack on Sony's data centre located in San Diego California on April 20. Sony says it was forced to shut down its network in order to complete an investigation into the attack and improve the security of the network infrastructure.
In the attack the user data of 77 million PlayStation customers was obtained by the hackers, including 1.5 million Australian accounts.
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- Thousands of businesses and major websites hit by cloud outage
- 75million gamers affected as PS Network drops out, and the problem won't be fixed for a 'day or two'
It's supposed to be the cheap and safe way for internet-based companies to outsource data.
But Amazon's much-vaunted cloud network took a big hit yesterday when it crashed, taking a host of web 2.0 companies - including Reddit, Quora, and Hootsuite - down with it.
The rare phenomenon came on the same day as the massive PlayStation network went offline after an unexplained outage, which officials say could take another day or two to put right.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1379474/Web-chaos-Amazon-cloud-failure-crashes-major-websites-Playstation-Network-go…
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some say micorsoft hacked psn because the hacking of the psn co-incides with their free weekend for xbl.. it also co-incides with the releasement of many major games including portal 2 socom4 and mortal combat...
i dont believe it as i think it was THE ALIENS. AND THEIR PROBES... fukin green men
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Sony: PSN services return this week, compensation for customers 1 month playstation plus and free selected downloads
Two weeks since after Sony's PlayStation Network was hacked Kazuo Hirai, chairman of Sony Computer Entertainment, addressed the issue in a press conference in Tokyo tonight.
Though they still don't know…
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yesterday, friday, i think the server was down... Was other cod servers down or was it only black ops????Read more >
Everybody knows what the hardened addition of black ops is, Like the 3d Cover and its like metal right...
Well i got that except i didnt get the book or the medal or a piece of paper saying how i get the extra maps.
Its not preowned and all i got was the cd case/box. What does the hardened edition have in it anyway????Read more >