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Alot of Origin seems like it was rushed to try and take up exclusive rights to ME3 and BF3. Well IMO atleast. The site needs alot of polish. I'm in the caribbean and Origin always recognizes me as Spanish and the page always goes to spanish, even after I've changed it. I end up having to use a translator to get proper access. Plus all the games are quoted in Euros. Which is weird, because nobody in the caribbean uses Euros as their default currency.

SMH
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Simple fix for EA, Require email verification through a link sent to YOUR email to change important things on your account. Meaning the hacker would need access to your email and origin account to do anything worthwhile.
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I hope my account doesn't get hacked, i mean how will i will BF3 wiithout it eek.gif
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I'm pretty sure I was hacked over the past few months. Whenever I'd load up battlelog all of my presets would change each time and be oddly specific and different each time, since then I've changed my password over seven times.

- chmodlabs
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Originally Posted by AgentHydra View Post

Mine's still working but thanks for the head's up, I'll definitely keep an eye out for any "You changed blah blah" emails.
Interesting how everyone loves Steam and talks smack about Origin and yet Origin's support is lightyears ahead. I had to contact them about some ME DLC key and it was really quick and painless.

I go after origin cause EA makes it easy. I've gotten 6 free AAA games in the last two years. Because they failed to fix a issue for US customers overseas. I won't go into details but as of Nov 2011 they were suppose to have it resolved. Over a year later, still not fixed. So my BBB complaint keeps granting me new games every few months..haha They don't fix there crap, and this security breach is no suprised to me, since a issue that was marked "high" according to the head in public relations has yet to be fixed.
post #16 of 71
I hope my account that I got those free 42 games doesn't get hacked.
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I'm pretty sure I was hacked over the past few months. Whenever I'd load up battlelog all of my presets would change each time and be oddly specific and different each time, since then I've changed my password over seven times.

- chmodlabs
It's a Battlelog thing, mine does it too occasionally.
 
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Here we go, something else for people to flame origin with. jerry.gif
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post #19 of 71
I have had a few accounts hacked recent resulting in abandoning several passwords , I still hope biometric security will be optional one day, OPTIONAL being the key word.
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post #20 of 71
Simple fix, supply a DVD and cd key without needing software to run games. All of this could have been avoided if PC games were still supplied via DVD with cd key.

Where you at now, 98uk?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1323979/origin-dice-giving-away-battlefield-1942-for-free/160#post_18539730

Now, what about ones, that have quite a few hundred dollars of games put into their account and cannot get it back? :/ Stupid to have software controlling your games, especially if you have hundreds or thousands of dollars into it. Senseless.

Edit:
When will you guys learn or realize, using software to control games isn't the way to go. Piracy still happens.
Edited by TwistedMind - 11/14/12 at 11:03pm
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