on Jun 19, 2008
Allow me to dig up the old story about the activation system that is part of Mass Effect and is destined for Spore. The rumor was that you could only “activate” the game three times. Before launch they said this:
And now that they have your money they say this:
The Slashdot thread on this is still smouldering a little, but I didn’t see anything there we didn’t cover here a hundred times already. I am happy to see the outrage spread, though. Just remember, you agreed to the poisoning when you installed the product.
Tell me one more time: Which side is the thieves and which side is the people just protecting their investment? Because I can’t remember now.
Shamus Young is an old-school OpenGL programmer, author, and composer. He runs this site and if anything is broken you should probably blame him.