Gamers Sue Sony Over Hacking Of PlayStation Network

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT) -- Two users of Sony Corp.'s popular PlayStation Network filed class actions against the technology giant Tuesday in California over a hacker attack that recently brought the online gaming service down for more than a month.

The named plaintiffs in the cases, one from Illinois and one from Missouri, claim the service disruption that began in April and lasted for more than a month — and which Sony later acknowledged was in response to an intrusion by computer hackers — violated state business law and unjustly enriched...
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