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Sega Fights Piracy

Utopia Boot Disks to be rendered useless when it comes to new games

If you use the Utopia Dreamcast Boot Disk to power pirated games, Sega have a plan to stop you. Its latest run of games use an enforced software method of anti-piracy, preventing games from working under any circumstances other than legitimate ones. The move will bring an end to its MIL-CD plan however, which was to bring encoded music and more Internet features to the console. Pirates have proved pretty tough nuts to crack, and the Dreamcast warez scene in America is immense. Over here the problem isn't as big, with only a few small pockets of piracy existing. Sega are nonetheless determined to put a stop to it - we shall have to wait and see what the pirates say to that.

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