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wait why is this news... it happened in 2004
I guess more details are released now.
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wait why is this news... it happened in 2004

Did you even read the article?

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good read, thanks for posting,

a friend of mine downloaded and played the leaked stuff at the time it was a big thing, interesting to know the details,

to be honest I don't think what he did harmed Valve to much, I'm quite sure everybody that downloaded the leaked game probably ended up buying the final game anyway,
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Good read. My friends and I always say, "Valve deserves your money more than you do."
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Did you even read the article?

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actually yes i read the whole thing
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There he was greeted by the police chief. He walked up to Gembe, looked him in the eye and said, "Have you any idea how lucky you are that we got to you before you got on that plane?"
I wonder what he meant by that? What was Valve prepared to do that was worse than this poor boy waking up with automatic rifles shoved down his throat?
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Why do they send SWAT teams to arrest hackers ? it doesnt make sense ! Some nerdy little guy and they need 10 man with automatic weapons to bring him in. Yea- no...
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70 people viewing this, awesome!
FingerFinger he's lucky as in america we would be jailed and would have been made an example.
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I wonder what he meant by that? What was Valve prepared to do that was worse than this poor boy waking up with automatic rifles shoved down his throat?
He would be charged with the crime worse in the U.S. than there. Unless I misread he got probation, if he had come to the U.S. he would have been in jail for like 5 years.
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I wonder what he meant by that? What was Valve prepared to do that was worse than this poor boy waking up with automatic rifles shoved down his throat?
he probably would be arrested and face more serious charges in US, and have his life ruined by this
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