So the Playstation Network has been down for over thirteen hours and it seems that anyone that owns the older PS3s will have had their dates corrupted and changed to 12/31/1999. Unfortunately, while Sony has acknowledged the issue, there is no fix yet.
There is an update about how the newer PS3 slims are not effected but it is definitely troubling that there is something that is pushed across the network that could corrupt your system settings without your knowledge since it touches the time and such. And through being logged in? It was working fine over the weekend until Sunday so obviously there was some sort of maintenance done that has failed and they’re scrambling to probably back-out and perhaps see what they can do to patch the effected systems.
Currently, there hasn’t been any word by Sony since finding out about the problem and those of us that have the older PS3s are going through withdrawals of both Heavy Rain and multiplayer Bioshock.