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Old 05-17-2012, 02:09 AM   #203
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Originally Posted by Frogacuda View Post
This is simply not true. Regardless of ideal intent, DRM is not expected to PREVENT piracy, but rather to delay it. Most people buy games in the first couple months they're out. If you can come up with a protection scheme that fends off pirates for that long (which many have, in fact) then you've accomplished your goal.
Often many cracks have been put on the internet within hours of the target's release. It takes very little time to put something on a torrent. Any delay due to DRM is next to nonexistent. DRM hurts legitimate customers much more than it is any deterrent to piracy.
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