ToS: Terms of Servitude
February 22nd, 2021
54 mins 21 secs
About this Episode
Jeff and JT discuss Terms of Service.
On the 17th: https://web.archive.org/web/20201219103609if_/https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
So here's the update in the TOS:
"You can't use a domain name or URL in your username without our prior written consent."
Original tweet: https://twitter.com/bargainbeautyhb/status/1339679351881740290
Her Question: https://twitter.com/bargainbeautyhb/status/1340207534939009030
Facebooks reply: https://twitter.com/bargainbeautyhb/status/1340207534939009030
“The biggest lie on the internet is ‘I have read and agree to the terms and conditions’,” says security expert Mikko Hyppönen. Setting out to prove his point, Hyppönen’s company F-Secure set up a free WiFi hotspot in the heart of London’s financial district in June 2014.
Buried in the terms and conditions of the free network was a “Herod clause”: in exchange for the WiFi, “the recipient agreed to assign their first born child to us for the duration of eternity”.
Patreon broke the law with updating TOS
LinkedIn has the right to change your content.
2012 - Instagram could sell your photos -- they quickly reverted it.
Sears - spying
FTC stepped in: https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2009/06/sears-settles-ftc-charges-regarding-tracking-software
You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture, or production of nuclear, missile, or chemical or biological weapons.