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In the end though, it's EA's product. If you don't like their terms, don't use their product. If their terms are against the law in your country, it's their loss for losing sales in an entire country. All you lose is a game, while they lose millions. They want to sell it to you, but, it is not your right to play a game if it is illegal. Now please, get back to work so we can worry about more important things.
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How do i know if im still being spyed on? I had the bf3 beta at one point and installed orgin....but after the beta trial ended i uninstalled it....is it still spying on my computer? how can i tell?
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I liked the beta, but after origin kept crashing alongside other apps, and then finding some of those articles about origin snooping my other apps, do not want.
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How do i know if im still being spyed on? I had the bf3 beta at one point and installed orgin....but after the beta trial ended i uninstalled it....is it still spying on my computer? how can i tell?
Uninstalling Origin should do it.

If you have a type A paranoid personality, well you can always check the registry for traces or reformat the drive just to be safe.
 
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I'm really glad people decided to stand up against EA. I would love to play BF3, DICE seems to have made a solid game, but linking it with Origin killed it for me, and probably a lot of the sales they would have had through Steam.

I'm open for other companies to do Digital Distribution, but to take a huge game from one just so you can promote your in house one is stupid, greedy, and bad for customers.
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I'm really glad people decided to stand up against EA. I would love to play BF3, DICE seems to have made a solid game, but linking it with Origin killed it for me, and probably a lot of the sales they would have had through Steam.

I'm open for other companies to do Digital Distribution, but to take a huge game from one just so you can promote your in house one is stupid, greedy, and bad for customers.
Well, this is what comes to mind;

1. They don't want Valve/Steam to get a cut or grow larger.
2. They want Origin to succeed to get more gaming companies on board.
3. They want to sell your personal information that Origin generates to 3rd parties.
4. More $$$$$$$ and Control
Edited by Gunderman456 - 10/30/11 at 8:24pm
 
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When did anything say they would sell your personal info? It says multiple times in the EULA that they would not. If they did, bye bye EA, so why would they?
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tbh this dont affect me i dont have the game on pc only on console.. was gonna buy it on pc but after reading all about it origin is just like steam to me. i wont install either steam is the biggest virus a pc can have....
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If there had been warnings in the ea store website - stating how Origin will scan all your files, registries, etc. - I would never have preordered the game or have convinced friends to do the same.
Is it possible to get a refund on this if you bought it through the ea store?
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If there had been warnings in the ea store website - stating how Origin will scan all your files, registries, etc. - I would never have preordered the game or have convinced friends to do the same.
Is it possible to get a refund on this if you bought it through the ea store?
In Germany they are giving the refunds. I`d let them know this where you`re from and see if that works.
 
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