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I don't trust Origin..

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November 8, 2012 9:39am
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http://www.cinemablend.com/games/EA-Says-Origin-Isn-t-Spyware-Although-It-Does-Scan-Your-Entire-PC-36690.html

A quick look at the title sums up most of the article.
Origin used to scan your computer without any restrictions for info that it later sends to EA. Info ranging from hardware specs (relatively innocent) to your installed programs to your browsing history (less innocent) without ANY notification to the user. If I am to simplify it a lot Origin is basically Spyware..
EA say that they have changed it, but when they implement it in Origin without telling anybody about it and then update their EULA to make them legally allowed to do it, I don't think I can ever trust them..

Luckily the only EA game that I wanna play right now - BF3 - has been cracked to work without Origin.
http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Battlefield-3-Cracked-Run-Origin-EA-Sheds-Tear-36643.html

It's funny that this hack is for paying customers only. Razor1911 have done people a great service by allowing people to say **** OFF to EA's tom****ery.


In other news Razer's new Synapse 2.0 software also acts like Spyware, sending user information to Razer.
http://www.sweclockers.com/nyhet/16122-razer-synapse-20-anklagas-for-spioneri

And Cisco is also forcing people to allow them to spy on your internet activity. Man, there's a lot of **** going on..
http://www.sweclockers.com/forum/122-server/1125432-cisco-locks-users-out-their-routers-requires-invasive-cloud-service/
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by ChaosxSoul » November 8, 2012 11:01am | Report
Wow... Just when I thought EA couldn't sink any lower, they prove me wrong again.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Nighthawk » November 8, 2012 11:30am | Report
funny thing is you're still going to get banned if you play multiplayer without origin :3


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Nighthawk wrote:

funny thing is you're still going to get banned if you play multiplayer without origin :3

How so? Link plox.

Besides, most hackers are one step ahead of the companies most of the time.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by caucheka » November 8, 2012 3:09pm | Report
its also been confirmed that ea games on the wii u will require origin.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Xiron » November 9, 2012 3:32am | Report
Well...

What if I told you, that I still play games using Origin?
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by caucheka » November 9, 2012 4:00am | Report
i'd tell you that you, and everyone else that uses origin, are the ones that are allowing ea to do these things.

just like all those people who enable terrible dlc, because they purchase it.
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caucheka wrote:

i'd tell you that you, and everyone else that uses origin, are the ones that are allowing ea to do these things.

just like all those people who enable terrible dlc, because they purchase it.


But... I liek dem games :C

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Acid Reigns » November 9, 2012 4:21am | Report
Only trust riot! :P

Ooh and blizzard, because I've recently become fascinated with starcraft 2 o:

And like, a few good smaller companies..

OK DON'T ONLY TRUST RIOT OK!? JUST DON'T TRUST SCARY PEOPLE!
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Only trust riot! :P

Ooh and blizzard, because I've recently become fascinated with starcraft 2 o:

And like, a few good smaller companies..

OK DON'T ONLY TRUST RIOT OK!? JUST DON'T TRUST SCARY PEOPLE!


I dont even trust Blizzard. Did you know you have to send them a copy of your ID card and stuff if ya wanna delet your account. I know, it's for safety reasons, still I dont like it. Plus: My account got hacked :C
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