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Comment: Re:I've asked this before, and I'll ask it again (Score 1) 495

by Llian (#37461420) Attached to: Mozilla Contemplating Five Week Release Cycle
They are trying to keep up with the Jones'. Chrome version number went from like 1 to 14 in a matter of what.... 2 years? And because it is Google, people trumpeted this saying, "Look, Google is introducing new stuff all the time! Wow!" when in reality probably 85% of what they released would have been a point update, or an increment update under the original FF scheme. But Google realised that people like big numbers and the APPEARANCE of progress.

So, in sum, faster release cycles because users are dumb.

Comment: Re:Too late... (Score 1) 121

by Llian (#37149170) Attached to: Ubisoft Scales Back <em>Driver</em> DRM
<quote><p>Sadly they don't care what we think - if we pirate or don't pirate it doesn't matter as they will call you a pirate anyway.</p><p>A lost sale = pirate, no it can't possibly be that the game is shit so no-one bought it.... or the DRM is shit so no-one bought it.</p><p>As for those who are pissed off about "From Dust" having shit DRM - I have a simple rule for avoiding DRM: Does the box have a Ubisoft logo? Don't buy it.</p></quote>

Is the game available from GOG.com? Or is it freeware? Avoid it as it will have some form of DRM on it.
What? That limits you and ISN'T what you do? Well now, so there are some DRMs that you are fine with....either that or you are a moron prone to hyperbole.

Comment: Re:just plain absurd (Score 1) 338

by Llian (#37012394) Attached to: ISPs Will Now Be Copyright Cops
That is part of the catch though isn't it. They don't necessarily have to prove you guilty like they would in a court situation. Instead, now you have to take them to court and prove your innocence. And all so you can use what may be the only internet connection available to you. They couldn't win with their previous strategy, so they move onto plan B. And part of plan B is that a privately owned and run entity does not have to do business with you should they choose not to. See where this goes?
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+ - Namco Bandia sues CDP->

Submitted by Llian
Llian (615902) writes "Namco Bandia, publisher and DRM supplier of the PC version of The Witcher 2, are taking CD Projekt RED to court, ostensibly over the removal of DRM.. None are fooled however, as it is more to do with the decision to use different publishing partner, THQ, for the Xbox 360 version of the game."
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