1) Collect extensive intelligence from phone calls and internet activity of all Americans
2) Don't tell other agencies about it
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No, it means I have a lawn. Can you see it? Good. Now get off of it.
In comments filed with a federal agency that will determine whether tinkering with a car constitutes a copyright violation, OEMs and their main lobbying organization say cars have become too complex and dangerous for consumers and third parties to handle.
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Or they could, you know, consider an account that has at least one retail code registered to have spent at least $5? I doubt there are many Steam-based games that you can buy at retail for under $5, unless it's some kind of super clearance sale item.
The point is to restrict accounts that have with no purchase activity at all, because apparently it's easy (and free) to create a bunch of them with an automated script. You can't (or shouldn't be able to) generate retail codes with a script, so you can't use a script to create a large number of accounts with registration codes. The important difference is an account created with no effort vs one created with the effort to register games worth at least $5.