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 Sep 29, 2008 - 12:00 AM - by Michael
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Penny Arcade really stirred things up - Ars now also has an interview on the perils of modern DRM.

I don't know what the people behind this idea were thinking when they implemented such a stupid protection scheme. For me, it just means that the decision-makers sometimes lose touch with the reality their companies find themselves in. They just seem to not understand their customers. The decisions are made by some calculations in Excel that say such protection will reduce piracy by X percent and will increase the income by Y percent. Afterward, it appears that the projections weren't quite right, and instead of solving this issue another way, they go back and add more restrictions.
Good Old Games ( seem to be interesting. At least they understand the customer...

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