Sony’s newest video game console, the Playstation 4, has been a major success selling over 4 million consoles since its release in November 2014.Chances are that you’ve heard of or even own a Playstation 4; however, you might be a little surprised by what kind of content the Playstatyion 4 can access.Some individuals have initiated actions against laws designed to protect children. § 77-27-21.5, a law that requires sex offenders to register their internet identifiers with the state in order to "assist in investigating kidnapping and sex-related crimes, and in apprehending offenders".In this case, a convicted sex offender, appearing anonymously as John Doe, appealed a decision by the U. District Court for the District of Utah to vacate an order enjoining the enforcement of Utah Code Ann. Cases involving stalking, violence, abduction, rape and/or murder are very rare.Parental controls were added to the Playstation 4 to try to give parents more control over their child’s gaming activities, but it doesn't have the capacity to determine what children are watching by live stream.The parental controls on the Playstation are so weak that even Consumer Reports labeled the new console as “putting your kids at risk.” Most of these risks come from the live streaming function of Playroom that comes pre-loaded on every Playstation 4.One Twitter user tweeted @Ask Play Station to say: "Hey @Ask Play Station I'm having some network issues it's really weird, I was playing online and it kicked me off the PSN network, help? While another said: "The Call of y Dutservers all went to s**t about maybe 15 minutes ago"For the time being, there's still no official word from Play Station and the server status page is still showing as all services as working fine.Although the Ask Play Station Twitter support team are asking affected users to send any "error codes or messages when you try to connect to the network?
It's currently unclear what has caused tonight's outage for the time being.
Internet-facilitated sex crimes against minors involve deceit and begin with adults communicating with children over the Internet with the goal of coercing them into illegal sexual activity. This allows predators to use manipulation to put their targets into situations where they will comply with the predator's sexual demands.
Initial manipulation often involves introducing the minors to sexual activity, showing them pornography, and requesting sexually explicit information and pictures..
Playroom was originally meant to allow gamers to chat via webcam and share videos of themselves playing virtual reality video games in their living room.
The feature was intended to bring gamers together and give them a fun social environment to play in; nonetheless, there is one very apparent problem being that anything goes in these virtual encounters.