Anyone here who actually reads these changes before pressing 'OK' button?

  • 9
    Yes. But you'll find that if you don't read, it's easier to press ok.
  • 2
    Depending on the company, I try to read it even more carefully.
  • 14
    Thing is, it doesn't matter.

    1) If the changes are illegal, they are void

    2) If you need the service, they can change whatever they want, you are doomed to agree anyway

    3) If you don't need the service, you won't use it anyway, no matter what changes

    So just save that time and press OK.
  • 1
    sometimes i do, sometimes i don't
    it's internet, all the big companies have your data 😪
  • 4
    I'm reminded of:



    "When Doug Heckman was installing a PC Pitstop program, he actually read the EULA. In it, he found a clause stating that he could get financial compensation if he e-mailed PC Pitstop. The result: a $1,000 check, and proof that people don't read EULAs (3,000 people before him didn't notice it).

  • 5

    If they contain clauses I'm not comfortable with, I find an alternative. If I must use them e.g. because of an employer, I sandbox the software as best I can and severely limit what data it can see. (Though I generally do this anyway.)
  • 3
    @ddephor I can definitely decide to stop using a service if I feel their new terms of service morally wrong. If I can't leave them right away, I can at least take some steps to prevent some things.

    @awaisking Everyone thinking the same way you do is how we ended up where we are. Great job.
  • 2
    @Root This, thank you.
  • 0
    A stab in the dark at the changes made: COPPA, reply hiding, tweet censorship.

    How'd I do?
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