The lights are on
Since the PS3's root keys were distributed online, Sony's worst fears have come true – the system's security measures have been circumvented, and pirated copies of games like Killzone 3 have appeared online.
The company is already trying to fight back against the original hackers responsible in the courts, but now it is warning that PS3 users who run pirated software will have their PSN and Qriocity (its music and movie streaming service) accounts banned.
Here is the statement from Sony in full:
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 License 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.
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Just buy a ylod 60 gb (for nearly nothing),fix it, and run jailbreak firmware off of it with no major worries. LOL
Props to Sony. They are finally banning these people that are making it hard for the rest of us to have fun.
ITS A TRAP! The leaked copy of KZ3 is a trap! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!
Good job sony for fighting against hackers.
yes sony send their consoles to oblivion!!!
That's a good thing.
Go sony! At least they are trying to stop pirating, though its gonna be a hard battle to win.
I've had so many online games ruined by hackers. I hope Sony bans every last one of them.
Keep it up Sony, be vigilant!
Good for Sony. I don't want to play with people who are stealing games when I paid for them.
good for you sony...take those hackers down
they are really cracking down on hackers
good, i don't feel like having to buy a completely new system because of the hackers
Annihilate those pirate scum! Yarr!
I hope this works! It's this or they take more drastic measures.