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Banning someone from playing a game that person bought because of a forum post is the idea of someone who has no idea of the consequences that brings in the real world...

Imagine if you buy a car and complain about something the car maker did, and the car maker reserves the right to collect your car back for said complaint. Hahaha, that's ridiculous and completely unnacceptable, right ? In some countries it would even be deemed inconstitutional (property rights), but that is what they are effectively doing with said tied accounts.

I mean, how ignorant and disrespectful can these decision makers be ? How many days did they think they could get away with it ? In today's age, where you can complain in multiple forums, on facebook, twitter, blogs, and spread the word worldwide in a matter of minutes, how on earth did they think they could manage that ?

Some humans' behaviour never ceases to amaze me.
 
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Originally Posted by t3lancer2006;12805965 
You don't have freedom of speech on someone's personally owned property.
Imagine going to Microsoft's forums and saying how you are fed up with the bugs. Then they ban your CD keys to Windows 7 and Office 2010. rolleyes.gif
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You don't have freedom of speech on someone's personally owned property.

No, you dont.
But you do have jurisdiction over what they post and do in any area in which they agreed to a TOS. Ill bet money the DA2 Account TOS ties your game account to your forum account in some capacity. Even if its just to link your DA2 info to your EA forums account for something as simple as support requests and making it easier to get sales figures. If thats the case a Ban on the forums can totally trickle over to the game or product involved in the offending post.

If he was being offensive I can totally seeing it be legit.
If its an issue with EA or a Mod being a jerk then its not legit.
Ill wait and see which it is more likely to be before I decide to boycott.
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Originally Posted by Riou;12806033 
Imagine going to Microsoft's forums and saying how you are fed up with the bugs. Then they ban your CD keys to Windows 7 and Office 2010. rolleyes.gif

WOW they really can do that? That's kinda so wrong don't you think? Where are our rights to speak our mind?
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WOW they really can do that? That's kinda so wrong don't you think? Where are our rights to speak our mind?

They cant...rolleyes.gif
We still have them within reason, the problem is that if you leave what the TOS defines as "Within Reason" you are subject to whatever the violated party determines appropriate.

Im not trying to argue that its acceptable to ban someone from playing a game for violating a TOS, just that its not "OMG SO WRONG" when both parties are doing something wrong.
One is violating a contract and the other is being overly... enthusiastic with enforcing it.

And this is assuming the TOS was violated. It could very well be a buttface Mod or a glitch.
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp;12804945 
Isn't EA just the publisher and not really make any games though redface.gif

I like everyone who says they won't buy another EA title to not buy BF3.

I have no interest in BF3.
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they should file a lawsuit, i mean they paid for the game for christ's sake!
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Hi All,

First I agree that without knowing what was said it is impossible to determine fault.

Second I agree that pirating a game is worng.

Third I think that if you paid for a game and they take it back they should be reponsible for refunding your purchase price for that game. This is what I HATE about DA. I paid for a game then I had to make an account to get to pay for the content that was part of the game but not included with it. Somehow all this just sounds like a major ripoff to me.
While I donlt expect an unlimited use clause for any intellectual property, I DO expect to have reasonable use of that property for its intended purpose and I don't expect it to be held over my head. I don't think it would be right for EA to suspend my NFS (Need for Speed) games because I got a speeding ticket and I don't think it is right for my actions on this or any orther forums to have any effect on the games that I have payed to play.
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Lesson learned, don't post on EA forums.
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has anyone verified this account?
at all?
besides one paragraph on a website?

anyone? anyone?
    
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