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Way to say "We don't want you to make us better! because if you do, we will BAN your games!" LOL come on EA what are you trying to do?! xD
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And what if he cheats online with the games he purchased? You think the company should stand by idlely and tolerate it? I'm not saying he did, but you can't say that "he can do whatever with his software" when it affects other people.
If they break the EULA, by bagging out EA or hacking or whatever, EA has no legal obligation to provide aftermarket support, hence, they can be made not to play online (EA removing their access to EA servers) but they can still do what they want in Single Player.

What EA has done here is remove all access, even single player.
    
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If they break the EULA, by bagging out EA or hacking or whatever, EA has no legal obligation to provide aftermarket support, hence, they can be made not to play online (EA removing their access to EA servers) but they can still do what they want in Single Player.

What EA has done here is remove all access, even single player.
not really removed... just suspended... he was unable to register a new game... oops.
    
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i just uninstalled all my pirated EA games.
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i just uninstalled all my pirated EA games.
I'm sure you had the game, you just didn't want to deal with the Please insert CD error.
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Now you've done it. Good luck playing your EA games after saying something as outrageous as that.
Crack
Unless I threaten to harm your family you have no right to take away what I legaly paid for.
Btw so what if ea sold its soul to the devil Its just some random human on the internet we probably wont meet IRL.

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I'm sure you had the game, you just didn't want to deal with the Please insert CD error.
I actually did this when i forgot my disc back at home (Im studying 300km away from home)
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buy the game legit, then crack it.
you would still be supporting the dev but without the hassle that comes with legit games.

sorry for my english.
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post #128 of 151
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Originally Posted by GForceXIII View Post
buy the game legit, then crack it.
you would still be supporting the dev but without the hassle that comes with legit games.

sorry for my english.
Exactly what I had to do.

I bought BFBC2 from EA (Digital version on EADM)

Downloaded it
Installed it
Launched it

WHOOPS! Please insert Game disc to continue.

Me: ***?!

Downloaded no cd crack
Installed it
Launched it

...

Yep, no errors this time.
Edited by ressurrectin - 3/12/11 at 4:38am
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Seems pretty legit to me.

He said what he said and did the damage. EA was in their right to do this and it even said it in the agreement that the person accepted when joining. Calling EA the devil on their own forum just doesn't seem very smart to me.

Would I want some ungrateful kid on my forum saying my company is the devil? Hell no. I think it's actually quite funny. They showed him what a real devil they could be.
Uh so what if OCN's TOS had a clause that said all your babies belong to the website, would that be enforceable? No!
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But I will specifically answer your "damages" questions.

The poster could have said to have damaged both bioware and EAs reputation. This could potentially hurt game sales, pre-order sales, company image, developer image. This becomes exponentially more important the more "viral" his statement becomes. The more people that see his statement the more damaging it becomes. There is no doubt that his msg is considered defemation and slander.
Consider the fact that EA's response has created more damage than the statement ever has. If the world were up to you, this whole thread would be sued for slander. Just because a company exists that puts out crappy products doesn't mean you're doing any type of quantifiable damage by recognizing such lack of quality from both a moralistic as well as end-product perspective. By your definition, if I were to state "Bulletstorm is better than Medal of Honor", I am creating 'damage' as I have negatively impacted Medal of Honor's appeal. Thanks for standing up for the right for people to have an opinion...

So, since you're at liberty to discuss damages, specifically how much in total as far as financial damages are we talking about? Can't calculate an exact figure? Shame..
Edited by beers - 3/12/11 at 6:10am
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