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Steam EU Legal Conflict

German consumer organization Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband outlines objections to changes to the Steam end-user license agreement, complaining that declining the agreement causes users to lose access to previously purchased games, and also runs afoul of a recent legal ruling in the EU that requires the ability to resell games purchased through digital distribution. According to a translation of this article this requires Valve to issue a "required declaration of failure" by next week, which Blend Games describes a response to a cease and desist order.

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15. Re: Steam EU Legal Conflict Sep 21, 2012, 12:49 Darks
 
This was something I was really upset about when they changed the legal agreement and FORCED us to agree to it just so we can get in and play our games. This is something that NEEDS to be changed.

My thoughts are this, yes you agree, and No I do not agree but I still get logged in to my games. Whether Valve or other developers likes that or not its needs to be this way. This is my legal right saying that No I do not agree with your strong arm tactics but you had better not lock me out until I do agree. I damn well paid for those games, and forcing us to agree is a measure of strong arming the users.

Utter crap anyway you look at it. I hope this finally gets fixed.
 
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