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For the sake of me not getting infractions, I will say one thing, and one thing only.

I told you so. Been saying this for years, had people call me crazy for years, ITS TIME TO WAKE UP PEOPLE TYRANNY IS HERE. WHAT IS IT GOING TO TAKE FOR YOU TO MAKE A STAND BEFORE YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING TO STAND UP FOR?!?!
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For the sake of me not getting infractions, I will say one thing, and one thing only.

I told you so. Been saying this for years, had people call me crazy for years, ITS TIME TO WAKE UP PEOPLE TYRANNY IS HERE. WHAT IS IT GOING TO TAKE FOR YOU TO MAKE A STAND BEFORE YOU DON'T HAVE ANYTHING TO STAND UP FOR?!?!
Ok, but what have YOU done to change it?
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You are a consumer, when you buy the product despite their shady practices you give them no reason to change their practices. So while the court should say you have the right the sale something you own, you also have the right and obligation to not buy products from a company that does business you don't like.
Obviously what these companies do is wrong, however when you support them by buying their product you give them an incentive to keep doing it. Doesn't matter how good the game is, is it really worth breaking your moral code to play a good game? If so go ahead, if not then don't buy it.
    
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I now hate the following corporations because of this sentence:

"The Motion Picture Association of America and Software & Information Industry Association, whose members include Google, Adobe, McAfee, Oracle and dozens of others, urged the appellate court to rule as it did."
Too bad there isn't a truly good alternative to adobe flash player, and I never did like McAfee.
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Honestly, I don't see how this "promotes" piracy.

The way I see it - people using this as an excuse to pirate.

It's either you want the game/software or you don't. If you do want it, then pay for it.
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How can you agree to an license agreement you haven't even read!? Boneheaded to say the least. What a travesty. It seems more and more average citizen's rights are being curtailed in favor of large business and multi-national corporations. First was the ability of an EULA to bar you from a class action lawsuit, now we agree to these EULA without even reading them, just by opening a package. Disgusting.
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It's the United States. Our government doesn't know how to use their common sense, and people here couldn't care less.
For once I agree with you.

This law is hardly enforceable, good luck stopping me from re-selling my games Big Brother. And I'm sure Gamestop will be fighting this one, they'd be out of business in a heartbeat if they could buy and sell used games.
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To software companies that make the software I use, and sell when I no longer need it...

"Catch me if you can"
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With property, yes ( e.g. House ). With a video game, film, CD - no. Its written in that small font size on the back of the Box. Sad, but true.
Soon it will be written in the small font on the backdoor of your house too, with this sort of precedent.

What sort of home builder wouldn't love to use something like this to force people to always buy new houses? Called keeping business.
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