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A couple of Sony's websites disappeared from the internet on Tuesday, leading some angry console fiddlers to accuse the Japanese giant of forgetting to pay its domain name bills. The websites www.soe.com and www.SonyOnline.net serve as portals to Sony Online Entertainment's gaming world, allowing players to take part in games …

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Well...

...at least he stood up and admitted there'd been a TARFU.

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Good old SOE

Every village has its idiot, and amongst all the Sony entitys, it's always been SOE.

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Typical twitters

..... blaming the wrong thing, in their own self-important style.

...reminds me of the idiot who recently claimed BTs DNS servers were down, even though it was a routing issue, posting "I KNOW HOW THE INTERNET WORKS."

Yep, if uninformed comment from unimportant people is your thing, then twitter is for you! (Yes, yes, or all my El Reg posts.... I preempted that one!)

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if uninformed comment from unimportant people is your thing...

I'm on the internet aren't I?

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There are only two things the internet is good for. Porn and ill informed supposition.

And poor grammer - as I think ill informed supposition is actually tautological to an extent.

Anything else is hearsay, rumour, or heresy. No, not hearsay, heresy.

Steven R

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The three things the Internet is good for

Porn, ill-formed supposition, poor grammar, and making obtuse references to old comedy sketches. No wait, the FOUR things the Internet is good for are ...

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And ordering takeaway without having to speak to anyone - that has to be a form of evolution in it's own right, right there.

Flying cars, my friends, are surely only just around the corner.

Steven R

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"There are only two things the internet is good for. [...]

And poor grammer ..."

I see what you did there.

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Bugger me, Ed - I'd love to claim that was a hyper-meta reference to internet buffoonery, but - whisper it - I simply had a brainfart.

Oopsy!

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I KNOW HOW THE INTERNET WORKS.

... but I just don't care enough to tell anyone how to fix it.

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If I don't know how the Internet works then there's always Stephen Fry's tweets to educate me.

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Maybe Sony ran out of IP addresses...

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Then they just need to register the TLD '.sony', problem solved.

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