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Valve Wins Cyber Café Suit

Steam News has word that Valve has won a summary judgment in its Cyber Café copyright infringement lawsuit:

Valve today announced the U.S. Federal District Court in Seattle, WA granted its motion for summary judgment on the matters of Cyber Café Rights and Contractual Limitation of Liability in its copyright infringement suit with Sierra/Vivendi Universal Games. Click here to read the judge's order.

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23. Re: Tough one Nov 30, 2004, 01:20 quazz
 
He's right, it's exactly as if a movie theater went to Best Buy, bought a DVD, then played it on the big screen and charged $8 a person to see it. Fair? No, it's stealing. This is no different, and people that feel otherwise really need to stop and think about where the anger is coming from.
No it's not. It's exactly the same as if there would be some kind of store where I would pay for a TV with a wide collection of DVD for a limited amount of time. You are paying for the computer when you go in those cybercafé, not the games. Sure it's borderline, but Valve are a bunch of greedy fucks when other publishers almost give their game for free to cybercafé for the publicity it provides them.

 
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