Linux Introducing Game Copy Protection
After seven years, Linux Game Publishing is resorting to adding copy protection into its Linux-ported games. Starting with the latest port, Sacred: Gold, gamers will have to enter a valid key and password via the Internet to launch LGP games.
There’s a detailed article on just how the new copy protection will work up on phoronix. The author speculates as do I that this too shall be quickly cracked by pirates and will ultimately end up being a nuisance only to gamers that pay for the games to begin with.