2D Boy's Carmel: PC Game DRM Utilized To Prevent Game Resale?

PC game publishers have been using DRM to restrict the reselling of games as much as to prevent piracy, 2D Boy co-founder Ron Carmel has been musing, as part of a larger Gamasutra discussion published today.

Referencing the recent public backlash on 'restrictive' DRM in games such as Spore, "I definitely believe this is all the result of a change in the public perception of DRM, a sort of grass roots uprising," Carmel observes.

"Gamers are much more vocal about it than they used to be, perhaps because they are so accustomed to downloading music without too many restrictions."

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