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Tuesday, August 9, 2005

SWAT 4 becomes SPYWARE

Video games with advertising? Wow, I was wondering when this was going to happen. It's one thing to show ads in free games, but to show ads in games that you've paid for? WOW. And, not only is it displaying ads, but its relaying information on the individual's ad viewing habits. This is just plain wrong.

It'd been talked about for a while now, but I thought there'd be some sort of privacy law that would prevent at least some of this sort of thing from happening.

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Digg.com

"These guys did some packet sniffing and you will be shocked how much information is actually collected by these new streaming advertisements in PC (and soon to be console) games."

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