- Just under two days ago we reported
that some LittleBigPlanet Custom Levels were being moderated (deleted) due to EULA violations.
Today, Media Molecule Dev Sam_Protagonist
has posted on the LittleBigPlanet Workshop the following clarification:
Oasis is the name both of a band and of a soft drink (at least in Europe), however any level using the title "Oasis" would be absolutely fine right now unless it included music by Oasis the band, or the likeness of the drinks bottle.
There is a lot of exaggeration at play here with exactly what's going on with moderation. Firstly, no level is moderated unless it has been reported using the Good Grief tool, at which point it will only be blocked from online play if it is in violation of the EULA.
To date there have been fewer than 200 levels which have been blocked - considerably less than 0.5% of all the levels published. The great majority of moderated levels were removed due to containing obscenity.
Secondly, even if a level is moderated you will still be able to access it offline on your moon, and make changes if you know where the problem was, before republishing.
Finally, if your level is moderated you will receive a message informing you that it has happened - if you don't receive a message, it hasn't been moderated. Try searching for your PSN ID to find all the levels you've published.
There is work to be done on improving the communication of why levels have been moderated, and this is underway, however this is not as widespread as you may have been lead to believe, and it does not affect levels you have locally.