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									Sam Bennighof

   1. “Another Tages blunder | MyCE – My Consumer Electronics,”
      http://www.myce.com/article/Another-Tages-blunder-212/.
   2. “Assassin's Creed II PC's DRM Sounds As Pleasant As A Stab In The Neck,”
      http://kotaku.com/5474209/assassins-creed-ii-pcs-drm-sounds-as-pleasant-as-a-stab-in-the-
      neck.
   3. “Brad Wardell on Spore DRM and the Gamer's Bill of Rights,” http://www.1up.com/news/brad-
      wardell-spore-drm-gamer.
   4. “Codewheels, Manual-Look Ups, and Other "Features": Old School Copy Protection | Armchair
      Arcade,” http://www.armchairarcade.com/neo/node/726.
   5. “DRM Issues Spoil Steam Holiday Sale - Shacknews - PC Games, PlayStation, Xbox 360 and
      Wii video game news, previews and downloads,”
      http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/56582.
   6. “EA Hit with Class Action Lawsuit over Spore DRM,” http://www.1up.com/news/hit-class-
      action-lawsuit-spore.
   7. “EFF lambastes Sony over PS3 cracking suit - News at GameSpot,”
      http://www.gamespot.com/news/6286809.html.
   8. “egosoft.com :: View topic - Activation - Any other ideas?,”
      http://forum.egosoft.com/viewtopic.php?t=230592.
   9. “"Fear This!" Says the Pirate Bay, Hinting at a New Music Site,”
      http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/targeting_music_industry_fears_the_pirate_bay_hint.ph
      p.
   10.        “Gamasutra - News - Ubisoft Removes Constant Online Authentication DRM For PC
      Games,”
      http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/32261/Ubisoft_Removes_Constant_Online_Authenticati
      on_DRM_For_PC_Games.php.
   11.        “Internet Archive gets DMCA exemption to help archive Vintage Software | MyCE – My
      Consumer Electronics,” http://www.myce.com/news/Internet-Archive-gets-DMCA-exemption-
      to-help-archive-Vintage-Software-8868/.
   12.        “iTunes Store goes DRM-free | Music and Audio | Macworld,”
      http://www.macworld.com/article/137946/2009/01/itunestore.html.
   13.        Eric Pfanner, “Music Industry Braces for the Unthinkable,” The New York Times,
      January 23, 2011, sec. Technology,
      http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/technology/24music.html.
   14.        “Pirate Bay Loses A Lawsuit; Entertainment Industry Loses An Opportunity | Techdirt,”
      http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20090417/0129274535.shtml.
   15.        “Pirate Bay on IFPI lawsuit: Labels can "go screw themselves",”
      http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2008/04/pirate-bay-on-ifpi-lawsuit-labels-can-go-
      screw-themselves.ars.
   16.        “PS3 hackers make breakthroughs - Report - News at GameSpot,”
      http://www.gamespot.com/news/6286071.html.
   17.        “Rumor: Ubisoft's New DRM Scheme Already Torpedoed By Pirates,”
      http://kotaku.com/5485179/rumor-ubisofts-new-drm-scheme-already-torpedoed-by-pirates.
   18.        “Sometimes I go into rage fugues… | The Spoony Experiment,”
      http://spoonyexperiment.com/2009/04/18/sometimes-i-go-into-rage-fugues/.
   19.        “Sony sues PS3 hackers - News at GameSpot,”
      http://www.gamespot.com/news/6286248.html.
   20.        “Sony's back for more, running BioShock DRM with a rootkit -- Engadget,”
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       http://www.engadget.com/2007/08/25/sonys-back-for-more-running-bioshock-drm-with-a-
       rootkit/.
    21.        “Tages DRM - Thousands of gamers can't play their purchases - Digg,”
       http://digg.com/news/gaming/Tages_DRM_Thousands_of_gamers_can_t_play_their_purchases.
    22.        “TAGES DRM Please Be Advised - Product Review,”
       http://www.hawkee.com/shop/review/319934/.
    23.        “Ubisoft DRM PC game servers under attack . . . again [Update],”
       http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/03/08/ubisoft-drm-pc-gameservers-under-attack-again/.
    24.        “Ubisoft Making Emergency Changes To PC DRM,”
       http://kotaku.com/5485359/ubisoft-making-emergency-changes-to-pc-drm.
    25.        “Vintage Computing and Gaming | Archive » [ Retro Scan of the Week ] Flying Disks of
       Formaster,” http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/634.
    26.        “Vintage Computing and Gaming | Archive » Old-School PC Copy Protection
       Schemes,” http://www.vintagecomputing.com/index.php/archives/174.
    27.        “X3: Terran Conflict | The Spoony Experiment,”
       http://spoonyexperiment.com/2009/04/15/x3-terran-conflict/.


        While my admitted bias toward the subject matter led me to find sources that in the majority
cast a negative light on the entire practice of DRM, Copy Protection, and harrassment of software and
music pirates, a good number of these sources indicated a trend, however gradual, of companies toward
the acceptance of the inevitability of piracy and the impossibility of prevention.

								
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