Want to play? It's simply, really, I mention a Good Idea and mention how it could quickly become a Bad Idea. Ready? Here...we...go!
Having a network that millions of players can access.
Having a network that a few users can access using unauthorized means.
Allowing users to store their information so that they can purchase things for use in their games or watch on their TV's.
Not encrypting this information.
Shutting down said network after it has been breached.
Waiting about 10 days to notify the members that their personal information has been hacked.