Sony SOE Terms of Service: snooping on other software on the same machine


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Sony SOE Terms of Service: snooping on other software on the same machine


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On 2018-05-15 09:11:42 UTC, Deleted wrote:

imported from bPhY_8s5S40

On 2018-05-23 12:41:02 UTC, Deleted wrote:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/tosdr/bPhY_8s5S40/VPRELUFRqD4J VERY NEGATIVE: Sony Online Entertainment records data about the machine, including system and configuration files (which may contain personal and private information, access keys and so on) as well as communicating them back to SOE - without notification of the user.

https://www.soe.com/termsofservice.vm?locale=en_US

" D. CONSENT TO MONITOR

Please note that some games available on or through The Station may, when in operation, monitor your computer's random access memory, MAC address, and system and configuration files, crash data, etc. for the purpose of monitoring and improving quality and service and also for the purpose of identifying unauthorized third party programs running concurrently with your game which, in SOE's sole determination"
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(a) the game may communicate information back to SOE, including without limitation your Station Account username, details about the Unauthorized Third Party Program detected and the activities or functions performed thereby, and/or details about your computer,
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On 2021-02-06 03:50:47 UTC, System Bot wrote:

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