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Though it was announced in August that Battlefield 2142 would feature in-game advertising (story), when the game appeared on shelves yesterday there were reactions to the references to this in the EULA, some calling the included technology "spyware." This was seemingly first stirred up by a Shacknews comment, with a subsequent comment succeeding somewhat (typos from re-typing it are corrected here) in reproducing the troubling aspects of the agreement, which advises against installing the game onto any computer attaching to the internet if you find the following problematic:
There was speculation that this would result in ads being served based on user's cookies, and other sneaky stuff, but EA's response to Joystiq clarifies what sort of information is being collected:
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