FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management Technologies - Event Takes Place Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Seattle #539814-00491

Submission Number:
539814-00491
Commenter:
Steve Lockett
Organization:
None
State:
Outside the United States
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FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management Technologies - Event Takes Place Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Seattle

To put it quite simply.... I bought one game back in late 2000 which had the Starforce DRM system installed on it. The whole experience was a disaster. Since then, I quite simply refuse to purchase anything with this supposed industry saving copyright protection, and I am not the only one. Just go read through gaming forums - there's a pretty harsh backlash agains DRM out there. Thank god for Valve's Steam system - means I can happily buy DRM free games whenever I feel like it.