Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th May 2011 14:50 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Privacy, Security, Encryption Sony just restarted its Playstation Network, after the massive security fail dismissed as a 'hiccup' by Sony CEO Howard Stringer. Well, the PSN has barely been up two days, and a massive security oversight has already been discovered. Yes, Sony just got Sony'd. Again. Unbelievable.
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What bugs me most
by toast88 on Wed 18th May 2011 20:23 UTC
toast88
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2009-09-23

What bugs me most about PSN, is how difficult it is to get rid of your account. While you can easily send an email to Apple requesting to delete your account, there isn't really such thing for PSN.

I once registered for PSN to try out GT5 Promo on a friend's PS3 who didn't have a PSN account back then. I didn't really use the account that much after that, so I looked for a possibility to delete my account.

Somewhere I found an email address in the UK where one can request a deletion, but it took me several attempts until they deleted my account. It was deactivated at some time, so I assumed they deleted it. But I still get newsletters from them from time to time and they never sent me an official confirmation email.

It's just incredibly unprofessional how Sony runs PSN.

inb4: PSN is down again: http://i.imgur.com/TScOD.png

Adrian

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