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Some PlayStation 4 users who downloaded the latest 8.0 update got an unwelcome surprise this morning: their console informed them that Sony had the right to record their voice for moderation purposes.
Here’s a couple examples:
— Mini (@_Minii17) October 14, 2020
So apparently, in case y’all didn’t know this beforehand. But apparently the newest Sony update to the PS4 and will continue onto 5 will be recording your voice while in party chat. pic.twitter.com/T0VIbwIpZe
— TSN | Ittarra BooOda : Still recovering (@IttarraOda) October 14, 2020
Initially, the update’s release notes contained no mention of voice…