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Bring on the fritz chip.
    
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I'm inundated with advertising at every turn, so why should this advertising strategy suddenly get my ire up? Sounds like a lot of people getting worked up over the "principle of the thing" rather than looking at the actual day-to-day impact. Corporations charge us to look at advertisements all the time.

Who cares?
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I might have bought this game, but I definitely will not buy the game now. It's not even that great IMO.
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no, it really isnt anything special
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post #35 of 158
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Originally Posted by poprhetor
I'm inundated with advertising at every turn, so why should this advertising strategy suddenly get my ire up? Sounds like a lot of people getting worked up over the "principle of the thing" rather than looking at the actual day-to-day impact. Corporations charge us to look at advertisements all the time.

Who cares?
The ads aren't the issue, the spyware is. They have no right whatsoever to scan my cookies, temp files, or whatever they are looking at that has nothing to do with my purchase of their game, and send it over the internet to anyone: themselves, a marketing company, whoever.
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post #36 of 158
They should feel what its like. Have it so that all complaints to EA go directly to their personal e-mails, that'll show 'em.
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post #37 of 158
I dont care about the adverts its the stupid spyware sending info from my computer out. You probaly block it with a firewall do cant you
post #38 of 158
Lt.JD it gets the information while your playing online, so it prob uses the same port and the comp dosn't know the difference between that and that game. Could be wrong tho.
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post #39 of 158
planet side did something similer to that, its weird playing a futuristic game and the billboards have some damne advertisement on it , totally ruins the feel of the game
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Originally Posted by Tyrker
They should feel what its like. Have it so that all complaints to EA go directly to their personal e-mails, that'll show 'em.
That would be funny, and each person send the same message to a site that sends it to all the EA workers every hour. wow that would be something
    
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