Original Queen, Majestic V!
Join Date: Oct 2001
run a spyware check after you install realplayer. most won't help much but at least you'll be assured real is profiling your every move ... no doubt to serve yah bettah.
"From the licence agreement: 6. FIREWALL CONFIGURATION. The Software configures certain firewall applications such that the user is not alerted when the Software requests or receives data necessary for playback of content over the UDP protocol. ... Once you log into the Software, user information including your user id will be sent in communications with RN's servers. ... RN may match the user id to personally identifiable information in order to provide you with products, services, and software that you're entitled to and to provide you with relevant information. ... You consent to the communications enabled and/or performed by the DRM, including automatic updating of the DRM without further notice, despite the provisions of AutoUpdate defined in Section 6(c) ..."
any software that'll change my firewall configuration without my permission is bad software IMNHO.
google "real alternative" for a less intrusive video choice.