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Old September 11, 2011, 06:15 PM
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I kinda wanted to go to the midnight release at FS, can I pre-order and pick it up at the midnight release?
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Old September 13, 2011, 07:09 AM
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First the Origin/Spyware stuff now this.... I'm done with EA, these guys make infinity ward look like alter boys.
What's this spyware talk?
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Old September 13, 2011, 07:25 AM
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What's this spyware talk?
In short... To play Battlefield 3 you need to install and run the Origin software which locks you into a EULA that takes your privacy down the sh!tter along with your dignity.
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Old September 13, 2011, 10:19 AM
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EA has fixed that I do beleive old boy!!!
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Old September 13, 2011, 10:38 AM
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EA has fixed that I do beleive old boy!!!
Did they?
Where do I get to read that?
Do people still need to run Origin? If we still need to run Origin, I guess we get to "opt out" of said spyware?

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Old September 13, 2011, 11:25 AM
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Did they?
Where do I get to read that?
Do people still need to run Origin? If we still need to run Origin, I guess we get to "opt out" of said spyware?

<- Would like more info
You know Steam does this "spyware" stuff too right? As for opting out of it like everyone tells me I can, I've yet to find an option to opt out of it in Steam Settings, so someone please let me know where that is. If you don't like what Origin is doing, simple - don't download it and don't buy BF3. I'm sick of all the whining over it (not just you and not just on HWC). You don't like it, don't get it. There's always MW3 on Steam for you. Here is Origin's TOS if you want to read it.

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/WEBPRIVACY/US/en/PC/

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/WEBTERMS/US/en/PC/

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/eula/US/en/ORIGIN/
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Old September 13, 2011, 11:37 AM
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You know Steam does this "spyware" stuff too right? As for opting out of it like everyone tells me I can, I've yet to find an option to opt out of it in Steam Settings, so someone please let me know where that is. If you don't like what Origin is doing, simple - don't download it and don't buy BF3. I'm sick of all the whining over it (not just you and not just on HWC). You don't like it, don't get it. There's always MW3 on Steam for you. Here is Origin's TOS if you want to read it.

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/WEBPRIVACY/US/en/PC/

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/WEBTERMS/US/en/PC/

http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/eula/US/en/ORIGIN/
QFT Travis, nobody is holding a gun to anyones head , dont like the terms dont use the service end of story.
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Old September 13, 2011, 11:56 AM
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Ding ding ding, we have a winner.

Ya, seriously, what's with all the whining with Origin? What's the big deal, I see it no different than steam, maybe less of a hog, but that's it. Otherwise, it's a fairly similar idea, just steam is more polished.
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Old September 13, 2011, 12:14 PM
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You know Steam does this "spyware" stuff too right?
I differences was you could opt out of the Steam survey, but if it don't bother you its no big deal.
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You know Steam does this "spyware" stuff too right? As for opting out of it like everyone tells me I can, I've yet to find an option to opt out of it in Steam Settings, so someone please let me know where that is. If you don't like what Origin is doing, simple - don't download it and don't buy BF3. I'm sick of all the whining over it (not just you and not just on HWC). You don't like it, don't get it. There's always MW3 on Steam for you. Here is Origin's TOS if you want to read it.
I wasn't whining. I simply answered a question.
I don't use Steam. Not yet anyway.
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