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Steam is a great example. For years the big publishers had been whining that piracy was destroying PC gaming. Then Steam came out[1] with reasonable priced games, awesome sales and no hassle updates and it is a huge success. There are countless of people who formerly pirated games that now buy a lot of games through Steam.

[1] Ok, I didn't go quite like that.




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