harrymcc writes: "Sony's PlayStation Network outage is creeping towards the one-month point. That, and the fact that it involved a security breach, surely makes it the worst such interruption in Internet history. I created a chart that compares it to some other ones that made the news, beginning with the famous AOL and eBay outages of the 1990s." Link to Original Source
In practice, failures in system development, like unemployment in Russia,
happens a lot despite official propaganda to the contrary.
-- Paul Licker