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post #21 of 31
Eh im not to worried ill just leave the game and all on there, read the t n c's and if star wats it program is on there ill sue.
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Didnt know that it led to the instabilty of systems
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just like spyware and adware add instability.
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post #24 of 31
anything you add to your system can cause instability. welcome to windows.

either way, this is awful. I hate that companies can get away with things like that.

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Good useful info. man! Never knew they would go that low for free game downloads...
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Isn't this illegal though fair enough if it asks for you consesnt to install the starforce when you install the game but when it just installs it automatically without your knowledge isn't it classed as basically hacking ? I'm sure people could file a lawsuit against the company for un-consentual installation of the program on their computer ? Thank god I have none of those games but what I do notice is that ALOT of those games that released over here in UK are published by CODEMASTERS so now i won't ever be buying a codemaster published game ever! I feel sorry for all the people that are wanting to get RF online too as that's published by codemaster and will no doubt have this star force POS on it too!
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post #27 of 31
if its in the tnc's then its legal if its not then i will sue.
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post #28 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by Minusorange
Isn't this illegal though fair enough if it asks for you consesnt to install the starforce when you install the game but when it just installs it automatically without your knowledge isn't it classed as basically hacking ?
It will be buried somewhere in the license agreement that you agree to install the software and, likely, not to hold the publisher liable for any damage done to your PC as a result of the software. (No one ever reads that stuff, right? We all just click "Yes, I agree, start the darn game already!") That's standard language, and I'm usually okay with that when what is installed is all out in the open. Rootkits, by design, hide themselves; and I consider using a rootkit in this way to be a violation of trust, legal or not.

I hope someone gets sued to the point of bankruptcy for this nonsense. I hope Sony gets sued for it. It a huge company like Sony is taken to task and financially penalized (i.e. more than just the PR slap on the wrist that they have received so far), then more moderate sized companies will think very hard about pulling this kind of stunt in the future.
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post #29 of 31
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Im sure during the installation it says something about installing star-force on your system but who realy reads that???
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Quote:
Originally Posted by overclockeraus
Im sure during the installation it says something about installing star-force on your system but who realy reads that???
I'm sure its in the EULA. But like mentioned a few posts above, who reads those?
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