Pirate Software

Discussion in 'Game Development (Technical)' started by voodooshaman, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. Chozabu

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    heck,
    if you know they shouldnt be, report them!
    if you think they shouldnt be, e-mail them...

    id say e-mail with something like
    "are you aware you are selling a copyrighted game for money, and should not be"
    not "are you selling a copyrighted game for money without permession?"
    though less frendly, id think its more lightly to get a truthfull-ish answer

    if theyve bought the game, selling it over e-mail and deleting their copy after sending it, i think thats ok (guess it depends on licence, but imo ok) - though i guess that is really very unlightly, and hard for them to show so...

    would make sense to contact the authors of the games aswell
     
  2. Repton

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    Hiding behind Ebays cloak of relative anonymity is being tested by a large Australian company. Its games ended up on Ebay, and on May 26 it group-sued the 10 or so Ebay vendors offering its products, but also subpoenaed the details of all Ebay users who purchased the products and is in the process of suing/threatening them as well.
     
  3. Fabio

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    "threatening" sounds like terrorism to me. :rolleyes:
     

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