PlayStation Network Still Down After Sustaining Injuries Last Week

That’s some serious collateral damage. The PlayStation Network, which was attacked by hackers, has now been offline for five days, with no end in sight. A spokesperson on its blog wrote today: “I know you are waiting for additional information on when PlayStation Network and Qriocity services will be online. Unfortunately, I don’t have an update or timeframe to share at this point in time.” The network, which provides PlayStation 3 users with downloadable games, movies and TV shows, originally thought it would be operational again over the weekend.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik