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Seven Weeks Later, LGP & Its DRM Is Still Down

Nov 23, 2010, 11:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)

"Last week we reported on the situation where LGP has been without its server for a month and a half after their single server lost its lone hard drive used to host the Linux Game Publishing web-site (along with the LGP-owned Tux Games and Happy Penguin web-sites), their online store, and their Digital Rights Management platform for their Linux games. LGP didn't keep around any recent backups and this server was not mirrored but just running with an off-the-shelf Serial ATA hard drive that evidently failed and then additionally suffered from firmware corruption, chemical degradation, and file-system damage, according to Michael Simms, the CEO of LGP.

"We're now into the seventh week of this ordeal and the last official update from LGP posted to their text web-site (we also have yet to receive a response to our LGP emails) was last week."

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