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15. Re: Evening Consolidation Feb 7, 2012, 01:23 TheEmissary
 
I think as long as physical media exists consumers will continue to blur the meaning of what ownership and license actually mean. Software has always been a licensed product. The physical aspect tends to give people a false sense of ownership.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernor_v._Autodesk,_Inc.

In the past this wasn't a problem but now you have huge businesses dealing in second hand games/software. Retail stores have been starting to put used games on the same shelves as New products but only a few dollars cheaper. So its only natural that the developers/publishers feel slighted.

I don't think that they should go all in on this as it would be PR suicide for the new console. They should let the publishers decide the terms of use not a system wide decision.
 
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