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Amazon Servers Used In Sony Playstation Hack

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  • really? (Score:5, Interesting)

    by cratermoon (765155) on Sunday May 15, 2011 @12:44PM (#36133740) Homepage

    Considering how Amazon has become known for caving to the slightest pressure from law enforcement or even just a nosy senator [talkingpointsmemo.com], to host such an attack from EC2 seems extraordinarily stupid.

    It would make much more sense to launch it from somewhere hosted by a company that doesn't have a reputation for giving up their customer's data and shutting down even legitimate stuff that happens to run afoul of their vague guidelines.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Sunday May 15, 2011 @12:53PM (#36133812)

    Wait a minute... Amazon's cloud crashed 4/21, the day after Sony realized they'd been pwned and took down PSN.

    Is there something Amazon isn't saying, like maybe they were pwned too??

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