Stolen Pixels

Stolen Pixels #51: Aren’t You Going to Open it Now?




EA has at last caved under the relentless onslaught of my constant complaints and jeering.

Truly this comic is a force with which to be reckoned. Just my lone voice, plus thousands and thousands of outraged customers, licensing expenses, support tickets, and bad press were all it took to get EA to slightly revise their DRM policy and ratchet things back to where they were at the beginning of the year.

Dreams can come true. By coming together and raising our voices as one, we can modestly slow down the rate at which things are going completely to hell.

Fist in the air. Power to the people.

Shamus Young is a programmer and writer by trade, videogame nitpicker by inclination. If you have the patience for more of his ramblings, they can be found at

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