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Piracy is a serious crime which hurts corporations, but many video game developers, instead of resorting to DRM that punishes honest players more than pirates, created ways to instead prevent the offending games from functioning correctly.
What is the fifth word of the third paragraph on page 17?
New Purchase Incentives is a business strategy established by publishers to encourage consumers to buy games new. It is also primarily used as a means of profiting from used game sales where they otherwise could not.
A digital distribution platform owned and operated by EA.
Some games bought at physical stores and online retailers can be activated on Steam using its CD key. Some come with compulsory Steam activation, while for others it is optional.
SecuROM is a controversial form of DRM, most famously used on EA's strategy game Spore.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
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