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+ - EA drops bid to eliminate used games market->

Submitted by girlintraining
girlintraining (1395911) writes "EA has dropped its efforts to use DRM for used games, forcing users who wanted to sell their games legitimately to buy an unlock code before being able to sell it. A spokesperson said the reason for the change in policy was because "many players didn't respond to the format." This comes on the heels of an 19% drop in profits, and mass layoffs at the company."
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+ - Congress repeals first amendment amid security concerns.-> 1

Submitted by girlintraining
girlintraining (1395911) writes "The Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 passed unanimously in the US Senate and had only 3 votes against in the House this past Thursday. The bill provides the Department of Homeland Security the power to declare any location or event a restricted area. There is no requirement that these restricted areas be published ahead of time. Violators of the no-protest zones will be jailed and stripped of their rights. The bill was introduced shortly before a coordinated assault led by the DHS led to mass arrests of the Occupy protests against various corporate interests. Obama is set to pass the bill later this week."
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He keeps differentiating, flying off on a tangent.