General Discussion Why Pay For "The Hobbit" When This Epic Hacker Battle Is Free?

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Jun 20, 2012
Peter Paltridge submitted a new blog post:

Why Pay For "The Hobbit" When This Epic Hacker Battle Is Free?

If you had trouble logging into PSN or XBox Live yesterday, you're not alone. The servers for both services were overloaded and rendered inoperable. You might assume it was the result of a typical Christmas Day rush, but the truth is...far more interesting. Would you believe a hacker war straight out of an early Angelina Jolie film?

In August, a DDOS attack brought down Playstation Network and Blizzard's servers for a short time. On the same day, a bomb threat was tweeted targeting a plane...
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Dec 26, 2014
Good thing I chose to play PC games on Christmas. :D I do find it hilarious that two hacker groups are competing. Hopefully they can stop the Lizard Squad! Good luck Finest Squad!
Dec 16, 2014
I was wondering if I was the only one having such a hard time logging on to my xbox the other day! Haha. Glad to see that I wasn't the only one having this problem.