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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 24, 2013

PlayStation Network Data Breach Results In Fine For Sony

In April of 2011, hackers broke into Sony’s PlayStation Network, bringing the service to its knees and exposing the personal information of millions of customers.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.