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Social Networks And Their Overreaching Terms Of Service

  • Kottke, Monday, August 4, 2014 12:24 PM
From Facebook to OKCupid, social networks are taking liberties with their terms of service contracts, and there will come a time when consumers draw the line. That’s according to tech writer Tim Carmody, who explains: “Whenever the terms of service seem to be saying that these companies have the right to do things we would never want them to do, we're told that these are just the legal terms that the companies need. ... This is why it really stings whenever somebody turns around and says, "well actually, the terms you've signed give us permission to do whatever we want.’”

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