PlayStation Network will be down longer than six days

PlayStation Network down: the PlayStation Network has been down for six days and Sony isn't making any promises to bring it back up anytime soon.

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    PlayStation Network down: PlayStation users haven't been able to play online games foe six days due to a network outage. Sony does not have a date set for bringing the network back up.
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The outage of Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Network ran into its sixth day Monday as the company said it has no timeframe for restoring the Internet-based system that links users in live game play worldwide.

In a blog post Monday, Sony spokesman Patrick Seybold said he couldn't predict when rebuilding work would be completed, but that it's a "time intensive process."

The company said on Thursday that it would take a "full day or two" to restore service after it first shut down the system that serves both PlayStations and its Qriocity entertainment services the previous day.

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It subsequently blamed the outage on an "external intrusion" and said it would have to rebuild its system to add security measures and strengthen its infrastructure.

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