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After over three weeks of at least partial downtime, Apple has informed developers that all of their developer services are now online. Apple is giving all developers an extension to their developer memberships by one month to account for the downtime. From the email to developers:
We are pleased to let you know that all our developer program services are now online. Your patience during this time was sincerely appreciated.

We understand that the downtime was significant and apologize for any issues it may have caused in your app development. To help offset this disruption, we are extending the membership of all developer teams by one month. If you need any further assistance, please contact us.
Apple's developer center originally went offline abruptly on July 18th. It was later revealed that the developer website had been hacked and that Apple could not rule out some developer information may have been leaked. Apple has been slowly restoring services since that time.

Article Link: All Apple Developer Services Back Online after Hack, Apple Offers Free Month Extension
 

Macman45

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Finally...The page shows ALL services running normally including FT which has been woeful for weeks. Downloads from the cloud are still very slow though. We finally finished downloading all our Cloud content to the media server last night ( it's had a re-build, new LB etc ) And it's taken 2 days...:eek: I know Apple's policy is to throttle them back in order to give all a fair crack, but they were faster before the latest outages. I hope things now return to normal.
 

japanime

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Feb 27, 2006
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Glad everything's in working order again. The one-month extension doesn't seem particularly generous — six months would have generated more of a "wow, thanks!" — but it's better than nothing.
 
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Klae17

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Glad everything's in working order again. The one-month extension doesn't seem particularly generous — six months would have generated more of a "wow, thanks! — but it's better than nothing.

Seriously. One month covers the down time. Even two months would have been better to help migitate some of our losses.
 

HiRez

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Glad everything is back up and go on them for at least extending accounts for a month (although those 3 weeks really, really sucked). Still would be nice to know exactly what happened, and exactly what was compromised.
 

AngerDanger

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"We've been working around the clock to change our passwords from 'password' to 'newPasswor—nope, not this time!"
 

Bokito

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May 29, 2007
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Developer Program activation doesn't seem to work yet, hopefully they fix that. My Mac program was activated within minutes before the outage, waiting a few hours already for my iOS program activation now.
 

iapplelove

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Seriously!? We had 3 weeks downtime! An extra month is more than enough to cover it! Is Apple being cheap or are we being greedy??

Not greedy one month of down time and a month for any inconveniences that have arrived from the hacking is more than fair and far from unreasonable.
 

Tankmaze

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Apple has to made the developer section up before any developers release iOS 7 compatible apps.
 

dogcowx

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Developer Program activation doesn't seem to work yet, hopefully they fix that. My Mac program was activated within minutes before the outage, waiting a few hours already for my iOS program activation now.

Check to make sure your Mac Program renewal is still there. I renewed the day before the outage and now it says I need to renew again. Data loss, anyone?
 

jnoxx

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*************, new accounts still ain't working, if you want to register it, you jut get forwarded to "restricted" area's, total BS. A company like Apple spending 3 weeks on "security", I don't buy it. The communication was really really bad, if you asked any questions via mail it took over 1 week to get an automated response. This really pissed me off after being a developer for over 3 years for iOS, it's like they don't even care.
 

needfx

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It is people like you that make me furious to even go on MacRumors anymore.

your apple stock would not plummet should they have handed out an extra month

moreso, the coolaid you've been drinking has a lasting effect. be reminded that apple is a corporation and apple is the only corporation being forgiven for their missteps...by it's fans

ps
I wouldn't miss you. please feel free to never log-in again. thanks
 

Moonjumper

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Jun 20, 2009
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Developer services were down, but apps were still live and earning. 1 month extra seems about right on average. Of course it hurt some more than others, but there are too many accounts to make individual assessments.
 
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