Someone who worked around the issue himself, but then got to spend hours via ventrilo and skype helping other players adjust their DNS settings so they could play the game they'd paid for.
P.S. Dear Sony: I would gladly maintain correspondence with your name / hosting providers in exchange for continued all-access membership during such periods.
The USPS doesn't pay taxes. That means that we are paying their taxes.
No it still doesn't, You're not paying the Catholic church's taxes in the exactly the same fashion.
Not entirely true. While they don't collect funds collected via taxes, they also don't PAY taxes on many things, like say property taxes for their offices, sorting facilities, etc. So they indirectly are Government funded, at the state and municipality level.
So they're funded in the same way religious groups and non-profit organizations are funded by the government.