is origin gunna spy on me?

#1 Posted by super2j (1779 posts) -

So Origin finally got me by making battlefield 3 10 dollars. But i am worried about some of the things I heard about it. like it would scan my computer without my permission. Is this true, if it is did they fix it?

#2 Posted by Killercombo (234 posts) -

I am not sure about other things, but it does search your PC for games that you have from EA installed, but you got it on Steam (for example) and adds it to Origin.

#3 Posted by haffy (674 posts) -

They only scan trivial things you won't care about I guess. I think they would only do it for information about games played, how long etc.

Google and Facebook probably have a shit ton more personal information about you.

Then there's the government man! Those bastards have everything on everyone!

#4 Posted by Kidavenger (3625 posts) -

Origin cares about as much about what you are doing with your computer as I do, that is to say not at all.

I really wouldn't worry too much about it, you really should delete those jpegs though...

Yes those ones

#5 Posted by EuanDewar (5098 posts) -

yeah and it''ll tell ur facebook friends about ur minuscule dick

#6 Posted by believer258 (12176 posts) -

If you're scared about corporations having information on you then you should have never gotten on the internet in the first place. Google probably knows everything from your favorite type of porn to your most hated pair of underwear.

#7 Posted by DeeGee (2138 posts) -

You're not nearly interesting enough to worry about being spied upon.

#8 Posted by BlastProcessing (922 posts) -

Real question is who DOESN'T spy on you?

#9 Posted by super2j (1779 posts) -

@DeeGee said:

You're not nearly interesting enough to worry about being spied upon.

well that is what they want you to think!!!

#10 Posted by Jimbo (9979 posts) -

If you think about it, EA is an anagram of FBI.

#11 Posted by MrCaptain (367 posts) -

i downloaded origin and ... I think they are outside my house now.. watching me.. I can hear them breathing...

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