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Sooo... joining the party late.
How exactly is this different from any other piece of software or service provided these days?

It's not but people feel the need to harp on it because other people felt the need to harp on it when companies like EA did the same thing. If that makes any sense lol.

For what it's worth I never deemed Origin's EULA to be what separated EA from Valve.
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Sooo... joining the party late.
How exactly is this different from any other piece of software or service provided these days?

It's Steam and they can do whatever they want and it's OK , if you try to pont out that they're just as bad as their competition I.E Origin you'll get burn on the OCN stake by Steam league of blind sheep's .... that's the only difference.
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Yes Valve is definitely on equal footing with EA on how they treat their customers because I hate how I have to pay for all the l4d2 dlc. Oh and how I have to shell out 13.49 for CS:GO, such a rip off! /Sarcasm

The day Valve starts charging premium plans for any dlc they release along with saying that any type of video game sales cheapen intellectual property then maybe I'll dislike Valve as much as I dislike EA

L4d2 is dlc in itself! Few new weapons, few new maps, few new infected

Bf3 premium few new weapons, few new maps, few new vehicles.
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Nope because the games on steam arn't yours in the first place.... thats what you agreed on when buying games trough steam

Games on origins arent yours in the first place either like steam, did not stop people from creating a 90 + page thread of rage when they saw the line of EA has the right to remove your games.
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Nope because the games on steam arn't yours in the first place.... thats what you agreed on when buying games trough steam

Games on origins arent yours in the first place either like steam, did not stop people from creating a 90 + page thread of rage when they saw the line of EA has the right to remove your games.

I believe people got mad at EA because players lost all their games from getting banned on EA forums. There are Steam Forum banned members that still have their games.
Edited by Riou - 8/8/12 at 10:36am
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I got aggravated at the original response by the Steam admin in the OP. Just seemed like a really flippant and disrespectful response to a legitimate question of what if? That guy could have responded in a much more customer friendly way....
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I think the courts really need to look this all over.

Ownership should be much clearer.

And a company should not be allowed to remove your purchased items for any reason.

Thats my Opinion.
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I find it down right hilarious that the people that sit around waiting for a Valve misstep so they can say "suck it steam fanboiiiis" try to take some moral high ground... It wasn't a single EULA that changed peoples opinion on EA, of course there would be more of an outrage for whatever they did rather then whatever Valve may do. EA was on a shorter leash to begin with. It's kind of like comparing someone with their first offense to a repeat offender. That's not to say that Valves leash hasn't gotten shorter due to this of course.
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I got aggravated at the original response by the Steam admin in the OP. Just seemed like a really flippant and disrespectful response to a legitimate question of what if? That guy could have responded in a much more customer friendly way....

I bet that we hear a more elegant response by the higher ups at some point. No way they'll just leave it as it is.
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I think the courts really need to look this all over.
Ownership should be much clearer.
And a company should not be allowed to remove your purchased items for any reason.
Thats my Opinion.

As with any software, you aren't purchasing an item, you're purchasing a license. But you're purchasing said license on their terms. So if you disagree with those terms they have every right to take them away.
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