is origin gunna spy on me?

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#1 Posted by super2j (2105 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?

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#2 Posted by Killercombo (260 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.

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#3 Posted by haffy (681 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!

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#4 Posted by Kidavenger (4253 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

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#5 Posted by EuanDewar (5160 posts) -

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

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#6 Posted by Justin258 (14749 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.

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#7 Posted by DeeGee (2192 posts) -

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

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#8 Posted by BlastProcessing (968 posts) -

Real question is who DOESN'T spy on you?

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#9 Posted by super2j (2105 posts) -

@DeeGee said:

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

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

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#10 Posted by Jimbo (10472 posts) -

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

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#11 Posted by MrCaptain (500 posts) -

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

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