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Astanyx said: I would put large sums of money up in a bet that if someone released a really good title with no DRM, a money back guarantee that people would still pirate the shit out of it ...
Astanyx said: theres a certain % of people who really mean what they say about DRM,
Astanyx said: The industry has a right to sell something at a set price ...
DrAwkward said: btw distribution and physical media costs have always been essentially zero, digital distribution doesn't change that enough to make it a talking point
DrAwkward said: btw distribution and physical media costs have always been essentially zero
Aslan said: justify it any way you want, it is theft
Aslan said: The basic flaw in his logic is that he seems to think the record companies and film companies care what anyone thinks.
Mr.Clark said: The answer to your question Wade probably lies in the details of copyright law.
DrAwkward said: by copying it you decrease demand for the work
Wader said: Lets say I have a friend that goes out and buys a book. He thinks its a great read and that I would enjoy it, so he lends it to me and I read it and thoroughly enjoy it. Now lets throw a little twist in there. I have a friend that goes out and buys a book. He thinks its a great read and that I would enjoy it, so I go out and download it, I read it and thoroughly enjoy it.
DrAwkward said: a book has the limitation of basically 1 user at-a-time license. if he lends it to you, he isn't concurrently reading it, nor are any of his other friends. if you download it, he can lend it to someone else and that is 2 concurrent readers.
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