Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th May 2013 17:26 UTC
Games So, the Xbox One disaster continues. Microsoft's policy for dealing with the used games market has reportedly leaked - and it's a clear and direct attack to destroy the used games market. Prices for used games will be set at the retail value of a new game, and retailers have to hook into Microsoft's computer systems and comply with Microsoft's terms and conditions.
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RE[2]: Comment by jigzat
by jigzat on Tue 28th May 2013 18:13 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by jigzat"
jigzat
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Actually it is, when you purchase software your are not buying it, they are licensing it to you for your own use, in fact if you purchase a copy of Windows for example you shouldn't be re-selling it, first because you click on the agree button and accepted the user agreement and second the law actually forbids it. Most companies and countries don't enforce that law because is very difficult to trace but, for example, in my country the tax recollection institution actually verifies that companies have a properly licensed software. It is only a matter of time for the law to enforce the law to consumers too.

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