Sure it does happen. But to tout that as some major problem is a huge stretch. Whenever Fox screws with BD+ it breaks things. I hope you're not deluded to think that the internet being out is the issue in that case....the issue is the many DAYS or WEEKS it took player mfg's to get the update out. That's a far bigger issue than not having internet for a few hours. And when the updates did come, if you have a profile 2.0 player or higher, then they're pretty seamless. The player tells you the update exists, you install it, done.