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Twitter bomb threat diverts plane carrying Sony Online Entertainment president

25
Aug
2014

An American Airlines flight was diverted earlier today after a group of supposed hackers used Twitter to call in a bomb threat. The group, which had previously claimed responsibility for recent PlayStation Network downtime, appeared to target the flight because Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley was on board. Justice will find these guys. — John Smedley (@j_smedley) August 24, 2014 It claimed responsibility for a denial-of-service attack on Sonys PlayStation Network earlier today, but Smedleys Sony Online Entertainment has very little to do with the console network, instead being responsible for developing the companys massively multiplayer RPGs such as DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2.

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