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Introversion's Approach to Piracy

By Chris Remo, Aug 31, 2006 2:04pm PDT

This week GamesIndustry.biz released an interesting interview with Introversion's Tom Arundel. Introversion is the studio behind Uplink and...

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"Exactly...this approach isn't hurting me (unlike say...Sony's rootkit which has the potential to ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 75 comments

Ritual's Mike Russell on Piracy

By Chris Remo, Jul 25, 2006 10:00pm PDT

This weekend, Michael Russell of Ritual Entertainment made a sobering post on his personal blog about the costs of piracy to a small developer....

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"A copyright is the exclusive right to copy a work. If I copy a work without having that right, ..."

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Piracy Checks At LAN Parties?

By Jack Mathews, Nov 05, 2001 1:34pm PST

Well Zoid stumbled upon this story about a LAN party in Denmark that was busted for software piracy by an anti-piracy group. Now, while this did...

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" q-ball, so? i'm just another tech. does the fact that working at best buy make me an idiot? ..."

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Windows XP & Piracy

By Steve Gibson, Jul 21, 2001 8:04am PDT

Looks like MS is going to be making some changes to the anti-piracy stuff because of XP's not-so-willingness to get along with hardware upgrades.

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" The default Nvidia drivers for XP don't have openGL, but if you download the latest drivers ..."

- LOD-Glock see all 18 comments

Software Piracy Numbers

By Maarten Goldstein, May 22, 2001 10:00am PDT

CNN has a story with numbers on software piracy. According to a recent study 37% of software worldwide has been pirated, making for lost revenue of...

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" well, You don't exactly "pirate" a programming language. They bought DOS. And yes, they ..."

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AOL Found Guilty of Piracy

By Steve Gibson, Mar 10, 2001 12:52pm PST

Well isnt this something else. Late yesterday AOL was found guilty in court of piracy. AOL by allowing people to trade files through their service...

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Codemasters Anti-Piracy Way

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 07, 2001 6:57am PST

GA-Source is reporting on a new anti-piracy scheme by Codemasters. Instead of some cd-key the game will kill the gameplay up to a point where the...

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Whistler Anti-piracy

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 19, 2001 5:18am PST

Looks like Microsoft is finally going to do something about the massive warezing of their operating systems, as Wininformant has a story about the...

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"They are not even sure if they are going to do it at this point."

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Software Piracy Article

By Steve Gibson, Sep 01, 2000 5:43am PDT

3DActionPlanet has an editorial on the topic that never dies, software piracy. Nearly every person I know who owns a computer has done it at least...

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" You're hijacking international oil shipments using a Yacht??? "

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On Q3 Piracy

By Steve Gibson, Dec 03, 1999 9:10am PST

Graeme Devine has another new .plan update with word that the new and final Quake3 playable demo will be available some time today. He also talks a...

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"# 139 good point...I was just assuming that q3 was going to be 50.00 bucks. but after seeing its ..."

- Escapee see all 140 comments

MS Piracy

By Steve Gibson, Oct 18, 1999 6:41pm PDT

A little news article on the SFGate to amuse yourself at the expense of Microsoft for you guys. Check out the SFTreasure Hunt. I certainly dont...

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"#51, man that is a site I never needed to see again. Do you have any idea how long it took me ..."

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