Spore DRM Saga Continues, EA Gets Sued

Nathan Grayson

This is the song that never ends . It just goes on and on, my friends.

Some people started suing it , knowing fully what it was, alleging that Electronic Arts concealed SecuROM in Spore's shadow, and that it's "secretly installed to the command and control center of the computer (Ring 0, or the Kernel), and surreptitiously operated, overseeing function and operation on the computer, preventing the computer from operating under certain circumstances and/or disrupting hardware operations."

In addition, this anti-DRM crusader, Melissa Thomas, is calling EA on "deceit and concealment" due to the fact that SecuROM cannot be uninstalled , even if Spore is wiped clean off your hard drive.

The suit demands more than $5 million, to cover legal fees and the money showers that all legitimate Spore owners will receive when/if the hammer falls in EA's direction. But that would be far too convenient, and can't take place simply because... (Return to beginning of article.)

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