Are we really willing to give up our rights to own games?

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"Imagine if you were given a book for Christmas. You could read it as much as you like, but could only store it in a maximum of three shelves before it burst into flame and exploded in a firey ball of destruction. Now you could just leave that book on the same shelf and move everything else around to make sure you didn't have to remove it. But eventually, there's going to be a fire, or some other error, or you'll want to move, or upgrade shelves. You might want to share the book with a friend, let him or her borrow it for a while and put it on their own shelf. You might even want to sell it to get some money for new books. Books are traded everywhere. They're even available at the library for free. And yet, the book industry isn't collapsing, it's doing quite well. It always has. The used-book industry has enormous numbers, but no special chips are being installed in books to make sure they aren't re-sold. And you can put them in as many shelves as you want. It's illegal, but nothing can stop you from photocopying the whole thing. Until Sony's new reader begins to replace physical books, book trading will be easy and more or less free."

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Yi-Long3624d ago

... is the moment I turn to piracy.

Draconis3624d ago

You take actions that have worse consequences for the buyers then for who it is meant for, then you totally don't understand what the problem is. I buy all of my games. I own them. The moment I start renting games (cause that what it is, you pay for use for a limited time) that moment will never come, because its a complete rip off. Whenever they stop publishing games on physical discs I stop buying. I have to have it in my hand and call it my own, its gives me a sense of happiness knowing that i own it. Nothing worse than having to work hard for something and somebody telling you, you can only use/install X times.