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Is there a reason you're not addressing his point that, as a company, they should intervene if the amount of fraud reaches an uncomfortable point?

I'm all for the free market, but if you, as an entity and/or company, know your services and platform are being abused by criminals, should you continue to ignore it for the sake of "sticking it to the man"?

Paid reviews on Amazon come to mind.

Maybe G2A is right and the amount of fraud is nominal compared to other businesses.

Maybe this Publisher is a bit upset their titles aren't selling well so they blame it on other things...

Without data either way, it's all he-said she-said.
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Is there a reason you're not addressing his point that, as a company, they should intervene if the amount of fraud reaches an uncomfortable point?

I'm all for the free market, but if you, as an entity and/or company, know your services and platform are being abused by criminals, should you continue to ignore it for the sake of "sticking it to the man"?

Paid reviews on Amazon come to mind.

Maybe G2A is right and the amount of fraud is nominal compared to other businesses.

Maybe this Publisher is a bit upset their titles aren't selling well so they blame it on other things...

Without data either way, it's all he-said she-said.
The fact that prices are usually lower there and that they agreed to changing their business model fundamentally makes me believe it might be the case.
    
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Is there a reason you're not addressing his point that, as a company, they should intervene if the amount of fraud reaches an uncomfortable point?

I'm all for the free market, but if you, as an entity and/or company, know your services and platform are being abused by criminals, should you continue to ignore it for the sake of "sticking it to the man"?

Paid reviews on Amazon come to mind.
If the delevopers don't do something for themselves then what do you expect? G2A to magically guess wich sellers are doing CC fraud?

Also the fact that the platform is being abused by criminals is yet to the proved,for all we know it could be just some crap TinyBuild or others made.

The former not even being capable of adressing G2A's question of what keys where obtained via fraud is simply pathethic and proves that they just care about the drama rather than the money.
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If the delevopers don't do something for themselves then what do you expect? G2A to magically guess wich sellers are doing CC fraud?

Also the fact that the platform is being abused by criminals is yet to the proved,for all we know it could be just some crap TinyBuild or others made.

The former not even being capable of adressing G2A's question of what keys where obtained via fraud is simply pathethic and proves that they just care about the drama rather than the money.

Tinybuild is at least the 4th large scale story involving G2A and stolen keys. It's getting to be pretty hard to think they are the exception.

G2A's problem is they make it really easy to anyone to sell large amounts of keys. It's not any harder to sign up as a key seller then it is to sign up to an internet forum. Other places require an ID, and have some sort of verification process to get set up as a seller. Since it's so easy, and if you do get "caught" and blacklisted it only takes moments to make another account and sell again... G2A is practically encouraging the bad sellers.
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As far as i know ebay shuts down any key selling period. You can only sell physical media, not media that can be charged back and removed from your account if its found to have been bought with a fraud CC while the seller keeps the money.

This is very incorret
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This is very incorret
This whole issue has been people throwing accusations around left and right. You'd think they had stocks in steam.
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Will continue to use g2a unless their pricing reaches close to retail as a result of these changes. At that point, onwards to cdkeys and other distributors.
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Guess they heard lawyers start to pull out their legal pads.
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Will continue to use g2a unless their pricing reaches close to retail as a result of these changes. At that point, onwards to cdkeys and other distributors.

Exactly, don't forget about kinguin
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This is very incorret
This whole issue has been people throwing accusations around left and right. You'd think they had stocks in steam.

Exactly this or they're so gullible they believe anything that comes out of corporate PR.

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