Fast-forward to today. According to a report on Techcrunch, Fanning is poised to sign away his new company, the co-founded gaming social networking site Rupture, to publishing powerhouse Electronic Arts for $30 million. According to the story, Fanning and fellow Rupture founder Jon Baudanza will retain positions within EA and further speculates that EA has purchased the site for its data and stat tracking technology that allows users to chat and share gathered information with Rupture subscribers.
What's that old saying? Oh yeah. Big brother is watching you! Look out behind you! We can't believe you fell for that dude.