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[kotaku]BioWare Backs Down From Draconian Mass Effect Authentication

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http://kotaku.com/5008452/bioware-ba...authentication
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When Mass Effect comes to the computer it will not use SecuROM's 10-day periodic re-authentication and instead will instead use a modification to do only a one-time online authentication, Bioware announced today.
ill withhold my opinions for now -_-
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Thank god.
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Praise the lord.
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Thankfully. Would have been a ***** especially since certain companies and wanting to give users a limit on the amount of internet they can use.
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post #5 of 18
The power of the people win again. As was with Bioshock, now is with BioWare See what a little negative PR will do for a company executive? Turns quite a lot of heads if you get enough angry people together.
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Wouldn't you know, they have both eyes, ears and a central neural network processor to connect those to. Good on them.. And us. I'd hate to miss out on this.
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Hallelujah, brother!
 
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But what about Spore?
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post #9 of 18
I guess it's okay. If it means more people will buy it then why not?

Still, I think it should have two activations.

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But what about Spore?
We'll see.
post #10 of 18
They saw how many people were saying they wouldnt buy games with this and decided the pros weren't worth the cons of users not buying the games.
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