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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It only takes a determined person to file a suit against any EULA, on any industry since the software industry isn't the only one to use TOS and EULAs, and an intelligent, well-meaning lawyer, and I bet we would see the end of EULAs and TOS as presumably binding contracts in the US.

As it was said, EULAs pretty much strip people of their basic rights but fortunately, on the link I've posted below, it appears the courts are starting to wake up to that fact.
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