Source ??? lol.. Your joking or had your head stuck in the sand for the last 6months ?? ... Clause from origional origin EULA.
2. Consent to Collection and Use of Data.
You agree that EA may collect, use, store and transmit technical and related information that identifies your computer (including the Internet Protocol Address), operating system, Application usage (including but not limited to
successful installation and/or removal), software, software usage and peripheral hardware, that may be gathered periodically to facilitate the provision of software updates, dynamically served content
, product support and other services
to you, including online services. EA may also use this information combined with personal information
They changed the EULA... NOT THE PROGRAM
. They are still collecting and recording all the infomation. Just not distributing it anymore.