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Disclaimer

A legal disclaimer for RPCS3 and its developments

Legal Disclaimer

Trademarks and Copyright

All trademarks and copyright-written content found on this website belong to their respective owners. The RPCS3 team is in no way affiliated with Sony or PlayStation.

The "PlayStation logo", "PlayStation 3 logo", "PlayStation 4 logo", "PlayStation Portable logo", "PlayStation Vita logo", "PlayStation Move logo", "PlayStation Network logo", "PlayStation Store logo", "PlayStation Plus logo", "Sony logo", "Sony Computer Entertainment logo" and their aforementioned names are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. "Sony Entertainment Network" is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Library programs are copyright Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Intellectual Properties

This website displays various trademarks and copy-written content such as videogame logos, company logos, videogame names and company names. These different trademarks and copy-written content do not belong to us and are properties of their respective owners. This website is in no way affiliated with said companies or trademarks. This website’s only intention is to spread the word and endorse the content displayed.

Open-source Licensing

RPCS3 uses the GNU General Public License Version 2 (June 1991). According to the license, you are welcome to use RPCS3 and its source code for any purpose, but distributing RPCS3 requires that the source code be released and attribution given. For more details on how the GNU General Public License system works, please refer to GNU.org

Sony Interactive Entertainment Proprietary Technologies

Library programs are copyright Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Licensed for play on the PlayStation 3 Computer Entertainment System or authorized PlayStation 3 format systems. For full terms and conditions see the official PlayStation 3 user's manual. The PlayStation 3 system is authorized and produced under license form Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Use is subject to the copyright laws and the terms and conditions of the user's license.

Statement on Piracy and Illegal Acts

When dumping video game software, users are subject to country-specific software distribution laws. RPCS3 is not designed to enable illegal activity. We do not promote piracy nor do we allow it under any circumstances. Any users conversing about piracy upon joining the Discord server, forums or GitHub community will receive administrative action. Please take the time to review copyright and video game software dumping laws and/or policies for your country before proceeding.

By following these instructions, you will do so at your own discretion. Should you follow these instructions against your local law, we shall not be held responsible for your actions.

Development and Experimentation

The goal of this project is to experiment, research, and educate on the topic of PlayStation 3 emulation that can be performed on compatible devices and operating systems. All information was obtained legally by purchasing PlayStation 3 hardware and software. Additional information was obtained from various sources on the internet that include but is not limited to system hardware and software documentation. Most of this information can be found on the PlayStation 3 Developer Wiki.

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