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PSN, Sony sites go down following Anonymous' war cry

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Earlier today, we brought word that Anonymous was declaring war on Sony in retaliation for its ongoing "PS3 hacker" suits against George "Geohot" Hotz and Graf_Chokolo. The opening shots have allegedly been fired, it would seem, as the PlayStation Network suffers connection issues and Sony sites die across the 'net.

Sony has acknowledged the PSN outages, blaming them on "sporadic maintenance," but it is yet to address the issue of PlayStation.com and other Sony-related sites being down for the majority of the day. 

Anonymous has been given speculative credit for the downtime, which seems likely given that this fits their modus operandi and all the sites went down at once. At least one Youtube user claiming to represent the group has named Anonymous as the cause. 

This is all really interesting stuff, but if Anonymous can schedule its PSN attacks around my reviewing of SOCOM 4, that'd be fantastic, since I really need to get that done. Thanks, guys!




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