Thursday, April 21, 2011

Japan's Latest Meltdown

I'm speaking from the perspective of a video game console owner of course.

April 21, 2011

PlayStation Network Outage a Disaster for Sony

And here's the thing: It's not just a little brownout, or a glitch, or a momentary hiccup--it looks like a full-fledged meltdown. According to Sony chief spokesperson Patrick Seybold:

"While we are investigating the cause of the Network outage, we wanted to alert you that it may be a full day or two before we're able to get the service completely back up and running."

70 million registered users can't sign in. Oh the humanity! (I'm one of them.)


Stagflationary Mark said...

Sony Struggles With Outage of PlayStation Network

PlayStation gamers might have to find something else to do this Easter weekend.

It finally made it to the Wall Street Journal. It is looking real bad for Sony this Easter weekend. Real bad.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Update On PlayStation Network/Qriocity Services

An external intrusion on our system has affected our PlayStation Network and Qriocity services.

Homeland Security is dropping the ball here.

Stagflationary Mark said...

It is the gift that keeps on giving.

April 26, 2011
Sony Says Network Hackers Gained Access to Users’ Personal Data

April 27 (Bloomberg) -- Sony Corp. said hackers may have gained access to personal information on the 75 million users of its PlayStation Network and Qriocity online service, including billing addresses and passwords.