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EA has released a Spore de-authorization tool available here.

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Overview

By running the de-deauthorization tool, a machine "slot" will be freed up on the online Product Authorization server and can then be re-used by another machine.

You can de-authorize at any time, even without uninstalling Spore, and free up that machine authorization. If you re-launch Spore on the same machine, the game will attempt to re-authorize.

If you have not reached the machine limitation, the game will authorize and the machine will be re-authorized using up one of the five available machines.
I am glad they released this tool. For those that actually bought Spore like myself it's nice to know we can de-authorize our machines. I don't mean to have this start a piracy war but it inevitably will.

Edit: BTW this is only for PC users currently.
Edited by vgplayer - 12/18/08 at 3:28am
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You mean that there are other ppl this crap affects?
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I assume it still leaves the DRM on your machine...
    
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nice to know they kept their word, but i doubt i will be reinstalling the game... it isn't good at all and i was sorely disappointed...
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Now what about the tool for Mass Effect since it uses the same DRM?
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They need to do this for all DRM games.
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I use my EA Spore account (downloaded version) on 2 computers no problem.
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