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Originally Posted by fishy_de View Post
In the ToS they (EA) say they COULD send that data out (theres even a screenshot where origin contacts a amazon cloud server.) - Not that they would, but they could. And thats already too much, dont you think?
http://i44.tinypic.com/2lc8q37.jpg

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Its written in the ToS itself.
Has the possibility to do what though? I mean, everything you seem to say thus far is speculation. All we know is that Origin is looking at our HD's and sending something back.

You have no idea what it is sending back, why it is sending it back etc... I mean, we should find out before we start accusing.

You can see how whipped up in hype people on forums like OCN get. They will take a side and run with it without any real reason. Let's find out what it's actually doing, not what it might, could, may do. Then, with all the information, you can finally let loose!
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Again, i'm not trying to beat on you, just find out the truth. Do you know what is being reported back? Is it actually extracting data and reporting back? I mean, I suspect during setup most installers scan the HD to look at the file structure... but is this happening constantly? How do you know it has the possibilities?

I'm just trying to say you/we should learn what it is actually doing before speculating. Otherwise, it could be the community who looks silly, not EA.
I must say that you're a very wise individual.
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Ugh, so many things are tempting me to get the console version instead, and maybe get the PC version later when I get a 7xxx series GPU and hopefully this Origin crap is ironed out, and maybe the price will have dropped.
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I never understood why people give a damn about them scanning stuff... some people are just so anal about things, I have nothing to hide on my PC so why should I care.
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Having the most fun I've had in PC gaming in years. I'd rather enjoy the amazing game that is BF3 and not worry about Origin scanning to check if I have program X installed on my computer. I don't care if it knows that I have Steam or some other program that has nothing to do with my actual sensitive information. I have nothing to hide. If you're that worried about your personal information, you shouldn't be saving it nor entering it anywhere digitally to begin with. It just makes me laugh that people are so paranoid about it, yet they log into their online banking account as if they're totally secure; they have not concern in the world over THAT do they?

The day my sensitive information is stolen, I report it and have it resolved. Rather easy. I have a family member and a friend whose identities were once stolen and used to open credit card accounts. No big deal, it was resolved within a week and their credit scores were completely unaffected.
Yea, I already heard about the "fact" that if someone says that he has nothing to hide. Well, everyone has something in the basement I gotta tell you.
And also if you have nothing to hide that tells me that you simply dont care. Well, see you in China if you behave like this. Lets see if you dont care about in the future.

This is actually the screenshot I am talking about (contact amazon cloud servers):
http://i44.tinypic.com/2lc8q37.jpg

-fishy
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And I find it funny that people like you allow their freedoms to be chipped away because they have nothing to hide... Just like at the airports, "grope my privates, I have nothing to hide"...

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Having the most fun I've had in PC gaming in years. I'd rather enjoy the amazing game that is BF3 and not worry about Origin scanning to check if I have program X installed on my computer. I don't care if it knows that I have Steam or some other program that has nothing to do with my actual sensitive information. I have nothing to hide. If you're that worried about your personal information, you shouldn't be saving it nor entering it anywhere digitally to begin with. It just makes me laugh that people are so paranoid about it, yet they log into their online banking account as if they're totally secure; they have no concern in the world over THAT do they?

The day my sensitive information is stolen, I report it and have it resolved. Rather easy. I have a family member and a friend whose identities were once stolen and used to open credit card accounts. No big deal, it was resolved within a week and their credit scores were completely unaffected.
    
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have 2 computers. one for games and one for vital data.problem solved
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I will never install origin on my rig, that's a fact.
Since I don't care about bf3, no losses.
    
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have 2 computers. one for games and one for vital data.problem solved
Or two HDD/partitions and BIOS disable the sensitive one
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