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French consumer advocacy group UFC Que Choisir has filed suit against Valve -- alleging that its policies with Steam are problematic and even, in some cases, run afoul of the law.
The news comes via a Reddit post by user Silencement that summarizes UFC Que Choisir's own news story [link here, French language] on its lawsuit. Here's that user's summary of the the organization's points:
This sort of consumer-focused lawsuit appears to be par for the course of the group; last year, UFC Que Choisir sued internet giants Twitter, Facebook, and Google over their privacy policies -- calling them "incomprehensible" and "illegible." Outside of the internet realm, the group also filed France's first-ever class action lawsuit against rental property company Foncia, on behalf of renters.