Originally Posted by jr3277
simple if the creator makes a user agreement that states this is not for use on psn and for testing purpose only. Here is a quote from case SCEA maintains the suit is valid because Hotz logged on to the PSN. Then it is up to the individual who uses the new firmware if they want to break the agreement.
Not quite right sad to say. GH's specific case was based on PSN etc, but it is a standing rule that you can do whatever you wish for your own personal use.
As soon as you distribute any altered code (if it is copyrighted of course) you are committing a crime