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Comment: Good for them (Score 5, Interesting) 216

by Bovius (#49064747) Attached to: Valve Censoring Torrent References In Steam Chat

It's interesting to see how Valve his handling being the titan in the game distributors market for several years running. I know that not everything they do is best for the long term health of the industry or their consumers, but this deterring piracy on communication channels they sponsor seems pretty reasonable, and overall they've handled things quite well.

Maybe they can come up with a better way of dealing with it instead of just silently removing messages, though. Maybe wag a finger disapprovingly at the person sending the message and don't even make it look like the message got sent from their end.

Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.

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