Communication-Filtering Technology

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) implements global profanity and hate-speech filters in multiple languages across social and account experiences on the PlayStation Network. These filters also detect word padding and other common tricks used to evade filters. The technology works in real time to limit language prohibited by the PlayStation Network Terms of Service and User Agreement from appearing in places where others may see it on the network. In addition, the tool can be managed by moderators to allow them to react in real time by adding new words and variations to the ​filter, as necessary.

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