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GOG have gone on the offensive with their new 'FCK DRM' initiative

liamdawe,
In a move that's both hilarious and also quite important, GOG have launched a new website named 'FCK DRM' to help people understand what DRM is and how it can be harmful.

The updated release of 'Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive' that has Linux support is now on GOG

liamdawe,
Ready to face a challenge? Good! As the updated version of Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive is now on GOG.

2D horror 'Corpse Party' is now available for Linux on GOG, some thoughts

liamdawe,
GOG have now put up the recently released Linux version of Corpse Party, the 2D horror game from Team GrisGris and XSEED Games.

Desura owner Bad JuJu Games files for bankruptcy

Hamish,
More bad news has emerged surrounding Desura, with its parent company Bad JuJu Games filing for bankruptcy only two weeks after it emerged that they were behind in paying developers and only seven months after it was announced that they had acquired Desura from Linden Lab.

GOG to remove archive protection from their Windows installers

Hamish,
After hearing plenty of heated feedback, GOG.com has now backtracked from their use of encrypted RAR files in their Windows installers, something which has raised concerns about the potential for encroaching DRM on their service as well as causing technical problems for some Linux users.

GOG's Installer Encryption Proving to be Difficult for Linux Users

Samsai,
GOG has begun using encrypted RAR files in their Windows installers for various games to enhance their security. This however has caused problems for some Linux users.

Do We Want Ubisoft To Support Linux?

FutureSuture,
Ubisoft says that DRM can't stop piracy, then says that better DRM needs to be put into place. Ubisoft may not have a presence on Linux yet, but do we want or even need a company with such unfriendly policies toward gamers?
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