Sony Starts Bitching…

16 02 2011

Finally, after almost 6 months of Sony users Jailbreaking their PS3 Consoles, and be subjected to many firmware updates, and scene developers and websites getting takedown notices and lawsuits filed, the big boys have finally issued a Public Official Statement today!

Official Statement Regarding PS3 Circumvention Devices and Pirated Software

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Notice: Unauthorized circumvention devices for the PlayStation 3 system have been recently released by hackers. These devices permit the use of unauthorized or pirated software. Use of such devices or software violates the terms of the “System Software License Agreement for the PlayStation 3 System” and the “Terms of Services and User Agreement” for the PlayStation Network/Qriocity and its Community Code of Conduct provisions. Violation of the System Software Licence Agreement for the PlayStation 3 System invalidates the consumer guarantee for that system. In addition, copying or playing pirated software is a violation of International Copyright Laws. Consumers using circumvention devices or running unauthorized or pirated software will have access to the PlayStation Network and access to Qriocity services through PlayStation 3 system terminated permanently.

To avoid this, consumers must immediately cease use and remove all circumvention devices and delete all unauthorized or pirated software from their PlayStation 3 systems.

What this means to you

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Circumvention devices and game piracy damage our industry and can potentially injure the online experience for you, our loyal PlayStation customers, via hacks and cheats.

Many PlayStation.Blog readers have asked how we intend to deal with these incidents that they have been reading about in the gaming press, and this is our initial response.

By identifying PlayStation 3 systems that breach our guidelines and terminating their ability to connect to PlayStation Network, we are protecting our business and preserving the honest gameplay experiences that you expect and deserve.

We can all guess what is next the big BANHAMMER aka Microsoft Style!

News Source: Sony PlayStation Blog

Sure fun reading the Sony FanBoy’s comments an to rot for posting the news first!

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