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http://forum.ea.com/uk/posts/list/1058005.page
 
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Wow!!! Just saw his tweet/the podcast. Pretty amazed actually.
 
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They have enough time on their hands to create the correct programmes or w/e to detect auto buyers yet the web app is always down and the serves or awful.

EA, UMADBRO :blink:
 
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I assume they are looking at accounts that do alot of requests..some bot owner was requesting up to 200 pages a minute..pretty easy to spot I assume.


Good luck to them banning proxy accounts..before the coins are sent out :wink:
 
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They have enough time on their hands to create the correct programmes or w/e to detect auto buyers yet the web app is always down and the serves or awful.

EA, UMADBRO :blink:

ya exactly the auto buyers should be the one of their least concerns
 
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But seriously, an buyer can't get on, considering it's ****ing DOWN.
 
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"The effect is a damaged economy"


And the pointless tax you charge is not???
 
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I would say that this is just a scare tactic much like saying they are banning for VPs.
I doubt anything will happen to anyone with a autobuyer.
 
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"The effect is a damaged economy"


And the pointless tax you charge is not???

The tax doesn't damage the economy, it's good for the economy. It is funny though that they're complaining about autobuyers having an effect. It's only got a negative PR effect, it doesn't touch the market dynamics.

Also, I hope this means they have the server problems fixed if this is the stuff they're worrying about now.
 
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tbh like what flexxy said they are probably looking at ppl sending lots of requests but how they deect it i would like to know :tongue:
 
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i'd say all they need to look for is any 1 account getting more than a couple of '59th minute' bargains, although from their statement it looks like they may just be looking at bulk buying - i.e. formation or position cards.

can't see them being able to analyse the logs for everyone to determine the bots that are in operation 24/7 but once someone is highlighted (i.e. in the leaderboards) it'll be incredibly easy for them to realise that they are not human.


shame, i figured i had a pretty good plan to be #1 trader in the world this year...
 
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Any chance this'll stretch to and affect the Cheat Engine users too?

Might sound like a n00b question but the way I see it, no you're not working as fast as an AB in terms of grabbing multiple 59th minute bargains but you're still getting there & grabbing them.

Plus you've got the whole 150 BIN situation as well.
 
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damn i gotta quit university now...ffs :tongue:
 
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Any chance this'll stretch to and affect the Cheat Engine users too?

Might sound like a n00b question but the way I see it, no you're not working as fast as an AB in terms of grabbing multiple 59th minute bargains but you're still getting there & grabbing them.

Plus you've got the whole 150 BIN situation as well.

won't have any affect on that.
 
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does this mean http://www.ultimatedb.nl/ will no longer be up to date?
 
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does this mean http://www.ultimatedb.nl/ will no longer be up to date?
I'm speculating, but I think it's safe to say that it won't be affected in the slightest.
Obviously we don't know how exactly they "identify" an autobuyer, though you would hope that the quantity of transactions would be their biggest indicator. JP's site doesn't buy or sell anything, and as far as I know he's not using an AB this year, so it will surely be fine.
 
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I'm speculating, but I think it's safe to say that it won't be affected in the slightest.
Obviously we don't know how exactly they "identify" an autobuyer, though you would hope that the quantity of transactions would be their biggest indicator. JP's site doesn't buy or sell anything, and as far as I know he's not using an AB this year, so it will surely be fine.

Hopefully because i rely on that website alot :tongue:
 
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