In order to operate the activities of SIE Inc. and provide products and services, SIE Inc. can collect and retrieve information about your hardware and software. This information can be used for system monitoring/diagnosis, marketing, anonymous tracking of user behavior, authentication, copy protection and other purposes. YOU Inc will also be able to know your console unid and console IP address, which will be automatically assigned to your PS4 system by your Internet service provider when you connect your PS4 system to the Internet. When you log into your account through your PS4 system, we can link this information to your account and other account-related information. Certain licensing conditions for software or third-party services licensed sie Inc. may require YOU Inc. to provide you with communications and licensing conditions for this third-party software or service. These terms and conditions of licence are available to you at doc.dl.playstation.net/doc/ps4-oss/ or any other location that SIE Inc deems appropriate. As others have said, this is not news. Software licenses like this have been around since floppy disks. the end user never «owns» the software, but can simply use it legally.
You cannot rent, rent, sublicens, publish, edit, patch, adjust or translate system software. You should not redevelop, decompinize or disassemble system software, create works derived from system software or try to create the source code of the system software from the object code. (i) do not use unauthorized, illegal, falsified or modified hardware or software with system software; (ii) use tools to bypass, disable or bypass PS4 system encryption, security or authentication mechanisms; (iii) reinstall earlier versions of the system software («decommissioning»); (iv) violate the laws, regulations or laws or rights of EIS Inc or third parties with respect to the access or use of system software; (v) use hardware or software to ensure that system software accepts or uses unauthorized, illegal or pirated software or hardware; (vi) obtain system software other than through the authorized distribution methods of SIE Inc. or (vii) use system software in any other way than use it with your PS4 system in accordance with the relevant documentation and with authorized software or hardware, including the use of system software to design, develop, update or distribute unauthorized software or hardware for use in relation to your PS4 system. An end-user licensing agreement, often called LELA, is a set of rules that players must accept to use software or certain software features. 1. LICENSING. The software is licensed and is not sold to you. YOU LLC grants you a limited and non-exclusive license to use the software for personal use on your PlayStation system.
Only for PlayStation software, SIE LLC grants you a limited and non-exclusive license for the use of the «Share and Create» buttons to replicate the software`s audio and video outputs or to stream them to third-party services supported by the PlayStation system, where the software allows the use of the «Share» or «Create» button and where SIE LLC has the right to allow you to record, record and share the content of the software. This limited, non-exclusive license includes recording parts of the software content on the PlayStation system and using the tools of that system to edit those records. The licenses described in this section are only effective from the date the approved software is published.