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Hellgate Adware, Hell of a EULA

I'll be honest, I don't always read the EULAs with my software, presuming they are only so draconian. However I'm not surprised to see comments in the forums about adware in Hellgate London, since the demo's EULA includes the following bit that stopped me cold:

3. Consent to Use of Data. You agree that EA, its affiliates, and each Related Party may collect, use, store and transmit technical and related information that identifies your computer, including without limitation your Internet Protocol address, operating system, application software and peripheral hardware, that may be gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, dynamically served content, product support and other services to you, including online play. EA and/or the Related Parties may also use this information in the aggregate and, in a form which does not personally identify you, to improve our products and services and we may share that aggregate data with our third party service providers.

Seems to me collecting, using, storing, transmitting, and sharing what applications I own goes a little too far, and I don't own any illegal software myself.

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26. Hellgate Adware, Hell of a EULA Oct 18, 2007, 23:39 MMORPGHoD
 
So Billy Bob, after reading this news are you still going to say "what exactly does this mean to me?"

I'd hope you'd draw the line somewhere.

This comment was edited on Oct 18, 23:39.
 
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