H1Z1, PlanetSide boss steps down following online harassment

John Smedley, boss of Daybreak (formerly Sony Online Entertainment), has stepped down as president and CEO of the company.

The move follows more than a year of online harassment from hacking group Lizard Squad - the outfit that took down PlayStation Network and Xbox Live over Christmas 2014.

Daybreak's games were targeted multiple times by Lizard Squad. The latest attack occurred earlier this month after Smedley publicly condemned the fact 17-year-old hacker Julius "zeekill" Kivimaki -...

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