During the heat of the SOPA/PIPA fight, it was said to be a fight against “free.” Why would someone pay for a game, movie or album if they could get it for free.
Those for SOPA/PIPA claimed that we needed more DRM and IP laws. The opposition could see how easily this would turn the Internet upside down and was a ridiculous solution to a complex problem.
One of my favorite examples of Internet commerce is Valve’s Steam. An online gaming purchase platform that simply … works.
You can see by the inforgraphic below, that Steam is a success:
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Why can’t we do this for all forms of digital media?
[via Video Game Design School]