Nonfree DRM'd Games on GNU/Linux: Good or Bad?
by Richard Stallman Contributions — Published on May 31, 2012 04:57 PM
A well known company, Valve, that distributes nonfree computer games with Digital Restrictions Management, recently announced it would distribute these games for GNU/Linux. What good and bad effects can this have?
I suppose that availability of popular nonfree programs on GNU/Linux can boost adoption of the system. However, our goal goes beyond making this system a "success"; its purpose is to bring freedom to the users.
Thus, the question is how this development affects users' freedom...