demonbane at the-love-shack.net
Tue Oct 16 17:24:36 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 21:39 +0100, John Watson wrote:
> This is why I detest Valve's Steam software so much. You don't actually
> "own" the game you "purchase". You just rent it for as long as Valve let
Sadly, that's nothing new. You've never actually OWNED a single piece of
software you've ever bought. The only thing you ever get for your money
is a LICENSE to USE the software, which can be revoked at any time at
the company's discretion. The only thing that's different with Steam is
that instead of merely affecting a revocation, they can genuinely put
that revocation into effect.
Support Free Software, delete your Windows partition TODAY!
Encrypted mail preferred. You can get my public key from any of the
pgp.net keyservers. Key ID: A6D24837
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