Terms of Service
- How good are they?
By "How good?", I of course intend to mean, "To what extent are they in the user's/consumer's favour?".
For the first time that I was aware of, someone has shone the hard light of scrutiny on the ToS of various well-known software and service providers.
I am referring to ToS;DR
Turns out that this has actually been going as a project since 2012 (first occurs on Wayback in 2013), but I don't recall having come across it before. I didn't recollect whether ToS;DR
had been mentioned before on DC Forum, so I did a search, and came up with this from 2014: Nobody reads Software licenses...not even the people who made my router it seems
There, the link is given to the project website: Terms of Service; Didn't Read
Worth a look from a consumer information
perspective, but worrying when you look at the Privacy/Control issues. The vendor basically seems to dictate the Terms.
Spot your "favourite" (or recommend it) there.
Their blog is also linked to, and is worth a read: http://blog.tosdr.org/EDIT 2018-02-14:
I improved the content of this post as it seemed a bit disjointed the way I had originally written it. (Apologies.)