So Dr.Heinous wanted to play Hellgate London tonight. I received it as a present long ago, but never installed it. No interest.
Well, for something to do, I figured I’d load it up. Then, during the installation, this intrusive little inquisitor popped up and started demanding information, like my name, my birthdate, my email, and so on.
Excuse me? I have to give you my name and date of birth to play a fucking game? How does this game know I plan to play online? I might be installing it for single player use. So why do this?
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Translation: Bend over, we’re gonna fuck you however we want.
Edit: Fledge has it right.
Update: And just to really make things worse, I have to have the disc available to uninstall it? So if I ever lost the disc, I couldn’t get this piece of crap off my system? How truly wonderful this crap smells.