Toying with Copyright

The UK ads may be encouraging you to 'play with everything', but the deletion of player-made levels from LittleBigPlanet's servers suggests that Sony isn't willing to embrace the full extent of gamers' imaginations.

Many levels deemed to be offensive have predictably got the chop, but the inevitable LittleBigPenises aren't the only thing to have received Sony's censure. Players have found their otherwise innocuous designs removed for containing copyrighted elements, inflaming a debate about who is obliged to police user-generated content, how they do it, and the liability of creators using the game's tools.

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