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So is it considered pirating a game if....

#1steveboblarryPosted 8/26/2013 8:14:53 PM
Lets say that you pay for mass effect 3 but, instead of going through Origin to get it,you download the game through a site like pirate bay so its drm free. would it still be considered pirating.
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#2DerPancakePosted 8/26/2013 8:16:39 PM(edited)
Yes, because you are breaking the copyright, even if you buy on a CD you don't own the game, if EA wants you to play that copy from Origin, you have to play it from Origin.
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#3Lemur_HPosted 8/26/2013 8:16:00 PM
Yes.
#4DaedalusExPosted 8/26/2013 8:17:31 PM
Yes, it's still pirating, but that doesn't mean it's wrong.
#5DerPancakePosted 8/26/2013 8:17:57 PM
DaedalusEx posted...
Yes, it's still pirating, but that doesn't mean it's wrong.


Its still against the law.
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#6MortalDangerPosted 8/26/2013 8:20:13 PM
DerPancake posted...
DaedalusEx posted...
Yes, it's still pirating, but that doesn't mean it's wrong.


Its still against the law.


Right, but the law does not represent mores.
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#7steveboblarry(Topic Creator)Posted 8/26/2013 8:21:42 PM
I really dont see it as pirating I gave them the money, if I bought it on console then origin would be out of the picture. but PC has to have it eh.
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#8GhennkinsPosted 8/26/2013 8:28:27 PM
They'd see it as you bought 1 and stole another.

Careful pirating. Especially triple A titles. Lots of torrents are flagged and monitored. Wouldn't be surprised if your ISP got a notice from some copyright watchdog group hunting for people to financially ruin. Better off not risking it. Especially if you already bought the game.
#9x_Alpha_xPosted 8/26/2013 8:35:16 PM
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#10animanganimePosted 8/26/2013 8:36:30 PM
steveboblarry posted...
Lets say that you pay for mass effect 3 but, instead of going through Origin to get it,you download the game through a site like pirate bay so its drm free. would it still be considered pirating.


Or you can just download a crack, instead of the entire game AGAIN
to me that's no different than simulating a console game on PC, which people here think it's perfectly legal
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