Tag: piracy

Piracy Rewind, With Floppy’s it Was So Much Easier


  Today, piracy continues to be a struggle for any copyable medium and this video courtesy of Gizmodo, lets us relive the attempts to put an end to it back when floppy disks were in.  Nothing I can say will prepare us for the utter embarrassment that befalls those in this video back in the day.  Just watch and see…


Oh, and buy your software and keep the good software coming.

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Spore’s DRM is Unevolved


  Spore, one of the most anticipated games to come out recently, now has a new following of hate growing around the way the game implements DRM.  Digital Right Management is on just about every piece of software in one way or another, but the methods Spore is using is a bit overstepping the boundaries.  The DRM on Spore is provided by securom.  Securom is sometimes referred to as malware or a virus in that it installs itself to your computer and modifies the CD-ROM’s q-channel in order to make a protected original distinguishable from a copy.  


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