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Spore's Securrom contacts EA. About what info, we dont know.

Also, the hardware is mine, and the os is mine because I paid for it.
My property -> My rules -> No hidden, uninstallable securom bs.
I don´t agree with you,i think Lelouch is right.You don´t actually own your software just because you paid for it,you are just a user,a customer who pays for the "service".
Every program you use and everything you see in your pc is not actually yours,not any game,not any software or the entire os,you don´t own it.You just have a copy of them which allows you to use them.
 
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I don´t agree with you,i think Lelouch is right.You don´t actually own your software just because you paid for it,you are just a user,a customer who pays for the "service".
Every program you use and everything you see in your pc is not actually yours,not any game,not any software or the entire os,you don´t own it.You just have a copy of them which allows you to use them.
Yes but you paid, that copy is yours. No, you dont own the source or the code, but that copy is entitled to you. ie. my monitor, my copy of vista.

And it's especially my hardware and when EA decides to secretly install Securrom on my pc that uses of system ressources (ie electricity and performance) for my hardware, well, this happens.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/tech...securom-d.html

I just dont see how you can justify a company imposing itself on your stuff.
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Honestly, these lies are the reason I want to make a petition boycotting any game containing a DRM. That is false writing. If gamers didn't "care" about a DRM then they wouldn't have wrote a ****load of negative comments about it.

EA, go **** yourself.
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notice its the game "Spore".

Not Crysis or stalker or w/e were you keep reinstalling/changing your system to upgrade for better frame rates. Just a friendly massive single player game...
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Allright.. To the people that are really affected by this DRM..

Stop reformatting your damn computer and get over it. Soon EA is going to release a service that will allow you to deactivate installs of your game.

But of course some of the members here will still find a reason to complain about it..

tldr; hush up, DRM isnt that big of an issue.
Yes it is a big deal and everything you said is completely ludicrous. EA is going to allow us to uninstall our games? Charming.
    
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Allright.. To the people that are really affected by this DRM..

Stop reformatting your damn computer and get over it. Soon EA is going to release a service that will allow you to deactivate installs of your game.

But of course some of the members here will still find a reason to complain about it..

tldr; hush up, DRM isnt that big of an issue.
Looks like your on the wrong forum. We build computers and overclock, last time I checked installing windows is part of that.
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Yes it is a big deal and everything you said is completely ludicrous. EA is going to allow us to uninstall our games? Charming.
That is the same thing steam does, I don't see anyone complaining about that very often.

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Looks like your on the wrong forum. We build computers and overclock, last time I checked installing windows is part of that.
Yes, and incidentally us OC'ers make up about .2% of the PC gaming scene which fits in perfectly with this article.
post #128 of 184
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That is the same thing steam does, I don't see anyone complaining about that very often.



Yes, and incidentally us OC'ers make up about .2% of the PC gaming scene which fits in perfectly with this article.
1) That's the whole deal with Steam. It's a digital distribution service, not a retail hard copy. People don't complain because it's a download, you don't get a box and book and you do with it what Valve tells you can you can do with it. Which is actually extremely generous compared to others.

2) Steam doesn't "allow" you to uninstall a game and doesn't require you to uninstall the game to gain an install back for alter use. Steam will never punish you for forgetting to remove it via Securom standards and Steam never makes you ring up the publisher to ask them to let you play their game.

Steam is a hell of a lot more convenient than other download services but in no way replaces the hard copy. One reason for this is the huge fact that Steam doesn't bloody cost any less and it blooming well should do!
    
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Well, 500,000+ people pirated spore. So to be on the safe side lets assume 100,000 of them did it because of DRM...

Thats at least 50,000,000 gamers that don't care about DRM.
lol thats what i thout.
    
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Tis true. We don't care about DRM but we care about **** being installed on our systems and being unable to remove them.
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