Senator: Sony 'Could Serve As A Model' For Cybercrime Victims

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) says Sony's response to the recent data breach and service disruption on PSN and other Sony networks "could serve as a model for other companies facing similar criminal hacking."

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-Alpha3136d ago (Edited 3136d ago )

Yep! That insurance policy is certainly the best thing Sony did to compensate their fanbase since it addresses the real issue of the hack

It's sure as hell more praiseworthy than offering just PSN+ and a free download, but hell, I'll take that too.

soundslike3136d ago

I see that you are jelly.

MasFlowKiller3136d ago (Edited 3136d ago )

The minute i get that email for the ID protection program am signing up.
I often wonder what other companies would do in that situation.
Cant wait to get back online and play some Killzone 3

how many people here will buy PSN cards when psn is back up?

wsoutlaw873136d ago

haha i like that you used your one bubble to comment on how many bubbles he has lol

Christopher3136d ago (Edited 3136d ago )

***The Senator also said Sony's network breach is part of the larger trend of cybercrime and "a reminder that our laws and data security resources must keep pace with advancing technology."***

Can't disagree with his comment. But, I hope he understands that those laws need to also work to protect businesses from individuals and not just ensure that corporations are doing everything possible to protect the information of the individuals. Going at this from just one side will only lead to limited services, decrease in technology advancement, and much higher costs for the consumer.

kneon3136d ago


Usually they do nothing. Last month there a data breach involving a bunch of companies, Hilton, Marriot, Bestbuy etc. All I got were emails from each of the companies saying that someone stole their data. That's it, nothing more, no congressional inquiry.

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kaozgamer3136d ago

LOL at that picture on the webpage

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M-Easy3136d ago

Well surprise surprise

cr33ping_death3136d ago

sadly this article wont reach to be one of the top stories. anyone else notice every positive SONY story gets lost amongst all the BS?

Christopher3136d ago

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

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