Sony Not To Blame For Hacking, Aussie Watchdog Says

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- Australian regulators said Thursday an investigation into a cyber attack that exposed the personal information of about 77 million Sony PlayStation users had not uncovered any privacy law violations by a Sony affiliate on the continent.

Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim opened the probe after hackers infiltrated Sony Corp.'s online PlayStation Network in April and stole personal information including names, addresses, birth dates and, potentially, credit card and bank account information. Sony shut down the networks for about a month while dealing with the breach....
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