1. This is pretty fascinating. There seem to be so many market-altering implications here, I wonder if Valve’s economist might have some words to say about it? (I’d guess perhaps not, considering how delicate the topic might be with the big publishers?)

    Something I haven’t seen anyone address: is this ruling pretty much final or are there avenues for appeal?

  2. I dunno. Something I read somewhere mentioned that the ruling just makes it legal to do so, but it doesn’t compel companies to facilitate it. So yeah, I haven’t read the ruling and I don’t know if the guy I read it from even knows what he’s talking about, but it’s possible this may not really amount to anything. How do you sell something on Steam (short of setting up a separate account for each game you buy) without Valve’s help?

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