When I try to play online in Black Ops it says NOTICE: Blah Blah Blah check www.callofduty.com/blackops/status for updates and blah.
When I checked it said it was in Defcon 5 (Which means everything's fine) but then I tried to play online again and it said the same thing.
There is a huge banner at the top of this page that says the servers are intermittent due to the power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. . . . . . . . NOT a server update. . . . So, I'm trying to give them a little slack considering it's a natural disaster and all