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Origin Adds Anti-Lawsuit Language to TOS

Electronic Arts has amended it's Terms of Service to include anti-lawsuit language, following a Supreme Court ruling that prompted a similar move by Sony. Kotaku outlines the new language:

"By accepting these terms, you and EA expressly waive the right to a trial by jury or to participate in a class action.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY THIS PROVISION, YOU AND EA ARE FOREGOING THE RIGHT TO SUE IN COURT AND HAVE A JURY TRIAL.

YOU AND EA AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING."

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30. Re: Origin Adds Anti-Lawsuit Language to TOS Sep 24, 2011, 02:13 Rockn-Roll
 
Quboid wrote on Sep 23, 2011, 21:10:
This isn't legal, is it? Is it? Please tell me that this isn't legal.

Uhm...it doesn't say anywhere in the US constitution about class action suits; thus, it remains a State right.
 
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