Well, not sure why it froze up, but it is indeed working now.
And I don't think the people in the UK have to worry. A friend of mine who lives in the UK downloaded it today and she was able to access the leaderboards, so there shouldn't be anything to worry about.
"Pull my finger! I command you!" Vigo the Carpathian http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=SaikyoMog