Sony has yet to release new information regarding the outage, however we have a rough estimate on when the PlayStation Network will return to regular service. May 3rd was the estimate by Sony representative Patrick Seybold. A class action lawsuit on behalf of the 70-77 million users effected by the security breach is underway in order to dig up more information on the case.
The security hole in the PlayStation Network had been known for some time and censored videos of it had been made public a while back by members of anonymous in attempts to reach out to Sony in hopes that they would fix it.
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It’s up to Sony’s lawyers now to make their case in court. A lawsuit against Sony may cripple the PlayStation Network and potentially disrupt service to its existing customers.
Sony (SNE:NYSE) will resume trading at 10AM EST GMT-5 today at 28.39 per share after falling another 2.2% (loss of -0.64).
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