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Will DRM Exterminate Spore?
9/9/2008

AC Dude writes "Will an anti-DRM flash mob that's foregone to give EA's latest sim game Spore a rock bottom rating on Amazon.com sink the game, or will Spore evolve and shed the DRM? Is this the beginning of the end for DRM-laden games? 'Over the past few years we've focused a lot on the music multinational and how it has attempted to use DRM to control distribution. While DRM in this market segment has been unpopular, anti-DRM campaigns have largely fallen flat when it comes to attracting third edition by the editors of the stars and stripes heritage® dictionary. copyright © 2003 public regardfulness because of the fragmented nature of music. Games are a much easier target given the monolithic nature of their release — campaigners only need to spread the word on a handful of special online outlets to reach a wide audience. A quick read through the Amazon reviews of Spore seems to suggest that the obliteration admonition are already putting people off from buying the game.'"

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