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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Terms and Conditions May Apply

Do you need a three-minute break with some adhesion-contract humor? Want to restore your faith that there is some utility to the unconscionability doctrine? Watch the video linked at the end of the excerpt below from Elite Daily.  Here is their lead-in:

How many times have you checked off “agree to terms and conditions” without reading said terms? The better question may be, have you ever read any terms and conditions before signing?

Many times, you’re signing away any right to the content you share, including photos and videos, while allowing big companies to make huge profits off your work. Often, you’re signing away your private data, addresses, friend’s information or more. You’re also usually signing away your right to ever take legal action against the company.

YouTuber Jena Kingsley wanted to prove just how quickly we will all sign away our information for the chance at gaining something for free. But, as the saying goes, you never get something for nothing.

Check out just how fast people will sign up to win a free iPad and the hilarious consequences that follow, in this video.

H/T: Miriam Cherry (St. Louis University)

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Thanks for sharing this. I've passed it along.

Posted by: Matthew Bruckner | Dec 4, 2015 6:54:22 AM