Gamers Say Licensing Agreement Goes Too Far
ONLINE PRIVACYAugust 26, 2011
Some gamers who have looked closely at one gaming company's end-user licensing agreement (EULA) say the policy goes too far. In order to download EA Origin games, players must agree to allow EA Origin to collect, use, store and transmit information that identifies their computers. "EA may also use this information, combined with personal information for marketing purposes and to improve our products and services," the EULA says. "We may also share that data with our third-party service providers in a form that does not personally identify you." One user has launched a campaign to "raise awareness of Origin's privacy violation," International Business Times reports.