Nintendo Channel - Details of Information Sent to Nintendo

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  1. Hardcore Gamer
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    http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/w...intendoInfo.jsp

    Channel installation status

    The number of channels installed and the version of the channel(s) included at first will be sent.

    Which games were played. Amount of time played, number of times played. Maximum play time info sent will be 6 hrs per day, maximum number of times played will be once per day. (This is for Wii software, channels, Virtual Console, and Wii Ware). History of messages sent via the Wii Message Board will not be sent.

     


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    The number of channels installed and the version of the channel(s) included at first will be sent.

    That's if you agree to data-sharing.
    Isn't it our perogative whether we allow it?
    They fail to mention if the channel becomes pointless if you choose not to share stuff....
     
  3. boobooman

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    I wont be sending anything too them [​IMG]
     
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    maybe i can send them that i have 'bought' all virtual console games [​IMG]
     
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    The "Which games were played" part bothers me. Technically, I shouldn't have played SSBB for example, because it's not out in Germany yet. Since it's not even available in PAL, it wouldn't be too hard for Ninty to figure out that my Wii is chipped. Even more so if I've been playing a game that Datel's Freeloader doesn't support (there's a few AFAIK).
    I've refrained from installing WADs because I figured that it would be too easy for Nintendo to detect, but this latest development has me worried.
     
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    I doubt that they'll go raiding random people just because they play brawl in europe for example or they've installed WADs. I'm also pretty sure that they can't really ban anyone from internets. But well who knows.
     
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    Already sent them my stuff [​IMG]

    Just in case, I'll try not to play anything before the release date.. now, for games that are already out, I don't think they have a way to know if it is original or a copy.

    And that's actually a good idea from Nintendo, this could help them to collect data and check what games are people playing the most, how many blocks everyone is using and use this data for new products and stuff..
     
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    I don't think they'd come to raid my place. But I suppose they could ban my Wii from all things internety. Remember, your Wii does have a unique ID and I suppose internet connections run through Nintendo servers, at least for games, WiiWare and so on. Maybe they could even brick your Wii on purpose by "accidentally" sending a "faulty" update to every Wii that had its ID tied to illicit uses.
     
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    what is this even for? it sounds optional, amirite?

    nevermind, i figured it out...
     
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    Bollocks to the Nintendo channel. Sounds worthless anyway.
     
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    Fuck 'em! I won't send them anything but a complaint about the shitload of shovelware!
     
  12. phyl0x

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    Is this sending info to nintendo a option? Like can you have it off, then turn it on just to get a ds game, then turn it back off? Or is it something they just ask once, and what you chose is it?
     
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    Yes it is a option.
     
  14. Tio BOB

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    People are saying that in order to download DS demos you must accept this send-info "option". So, it's kinda necessary if you want to use the NChannel in its totality.

    Since every Wii has its own ID, I'm afraid Nintendo might use these info to block access to WFC.
     
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    Already sent them my info, despite having played homebrew and out-of-region WiiWare titles as well as foreign discs. How screwed am I?
    Worst they'll do is ban, I'm sure.
     
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    me too. i have played back-up virtual console games, i have the homebrew channel on my wii, and i tried out-of-region wiiware... no foriegn discs for me though =\

    im curious as well...
     
  17. Hit

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    Can they do that?
    Don't we deserve some privacy?
     
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    Is it a option.
    Want privacy? don't give your information out then.
     
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    From the link in the OP:
    Read the link before freaking out folks. [​IMG]
     

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