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Sony Community - Code-of-Conduct

Common Courtesy

  • Be considerate
  • Be respectful
  • Be reasonable
  • Support others in the community
  • Get support from others in the community
  • Do not litter the community with SPAM

Prohibited Practices

In our community, you are prohibited from engaging in any of the following:

  • Deceptive or misleading practices;
  • Abusing, intimidating or harassing others and stalking behavior;
  • Taking any action, uploading, posting, streaming or transmitting any content, language, images or sounds in the community that SEL, in its sole discretion, finds offensive, hateful or vulgar. This includes any content or communication that SEL in its sole discretion deems to be racially, ethnically, religiously, or sexually offensive, libelous, defaming, threatening, bullying or stalking;
  • Organizing hate groups;
  • Uploading, posting streaming or transmitting any content that contains any viruses, worms, spyware, time bombs or other computer programs that may damage, interfere with or disrupt the community or other users;
  • Causing disruption to the community or any system, hardware, software or network connected to the sites;
  • Attempting to hack or reverse engineer any code or equipment in connection with the sites;
  • Making a false report of user abuse to SEL Customer Services;
  • Violating any local, state or national law;
  • Taking any action that we consider to be disruptive to the normal flow of chat or other activities in the community, including uploading, posting, streaming or transmitting any unsolicited or unauthorized material, including junk mails, SPAM, excessive mails or chain letters;
  • Distributing commercial content such as advertisements, solicitations, promotions and links to websites;
  • Uploading, posting, streaming, accessing or otherwise transmitting any content that you know or should have known infringes or violates any third-party rights, any law or regulation or contractual or fiduciary obligations;
  • Impersonating any person, including an employee of Sony Corporation, SEL or any third-party;

Please note that these rules apply to all images, text and links posted on the Sony Community.

You can help us keep the Community a friendly place by reporting abuse and spamming by sending an email to

Sony Community - Terms of Service

By accessing "Sony Community" (hereinafter "we", "us", "our", "Sony Community", ""), you agree to be legally bound by the following terms, in addition to any other terms governing this website, including, the Sony Electronic Privacy Policy and other Legal terms of use provided for on the site. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms then please do not access and/or use Sony Community. Sony may add to, change, or remove any part of these Terms of Service at any time, without notice. Continued usage of Sony Community after changes mean you agree to be legally bound by these terms as they are updated and/or amended. Our forums are powered by Lithium (hereinafter "they", "them", "their", "Lithium software", "").

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws be it of your country, the country where Sony Community is hosted or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned, with notification to your Internet Service Provider if deemed required by us. The IP addresses of all posts are recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that Sony Community has the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should we see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered at the Sony Community to potentially being stored in a database. While this information will not be disclosed to any third party without your consent, neither Sony Community nor Lithium shall be held responsible for any hacking attempt that may lead to the data being compromised. The views and opinions expressed by individuals within the community which are not expressly affiliated with Sony, are solely those of the individuals themselves, and are not made or endorsed by Sony. These forums are provided as a convenient and open service to our customers and users to aid in their use of Sony products and services. These forums are not intended to be used for the promotion of third party (non-Sony) services, products, websites, or organizations. Please do not post content or statements that would constitute advertising, junk mail, spam, chain letters, or any other form of communication or content that seeks to solicit community participants in any way. Such solicitation content will be removed by Sony, and users posting such content or communications may be banned from the Sony Community.

By registering for the Sony Community, you are agreeing to receive emails from Sony Electronics Inc. about products, services, promotions, contests, or other activities or offerings. If you do not wish to receive such emails, you will be provided an opportunity to unsubscribe from the mailing list at the time you receive your email to confirm your registration with the Community. In addition, in each commercial email you receive from Sony Electronics or any of its business units, you will be given the opportunity to indicate if you do not wish to receive future commercial emails from Sony Electronics or its business unit which sent it to you.

NOTE: Any material, comments, or ideas submitted to this site may be adapted, broadcast, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted, or used by Sony anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever. Furthermore, Sony is free to use, without any compensation to you, any concepts, ideas, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you post on or send to Sony or on the site for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to enhancing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information. You agree and understand that Sony is not obligated to use any such ideas or materials, and you have no rights to compel such use.