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Old 11-16-2008, 04:14 AM   #8
Ugly Joe
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Originally Posted by retroguiden View Post
The companies making the products are in many cases in a position of power. The customer is in the weaker position and needs protection from the one with the power. It really isn't that much voluntarily when the choice is play by my (outrageous) rules or don't play at all.
But that isn't the case at all with something as frivolous as PC games.

Originally Posted by retroguiden View Post
Now, what does not make any sense is telling me I can buy Game X in a box on a DVD-ROM for quite alot of money, but I can't take any steps to protect that investment. That's plain insane!
I'm assuming you mean you can't make backups. Is it so hard not to scratch, break, or lose a DVD? Are you going to spend quite a lot of money for it and then not take care of it?
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