How many times have you clicked "Agree" to the thousands upon thousands of words in iTunes terms of service agreements after just a few seconds? Twenty times? Fifty? Man—that is some world class speed-reading.
The fan-made web series Star Trek Continues is set immediately after the end of the original Star Trek series, following the Enterprise through the rest of its five-year mission. In this episode, the crew encounters a troubled Orion slave girl—but can they rescue her without causing an interstellar incident?
As Star Trek embarked on its final season, creator Gene Roddenberry issued a memo directing the writers on how to approach the characters of Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and Chekov. It's a great peek into Roddenberry's management of the show.
We all blindly agree with those much too long Terms of Service Agreements without even reading them, right? So what happens if you like, do something unagreeable with the TOS? According to the 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals... nothing. They've ruled that it's not a crime to break a TOS.
Tumblr, preeminent internet fount of animated GIFs, fleeting memes, and copyright infringement, has one terrific thing going for it: the only human-friendly, genuinely funny terms of service we've ever encountered on the internet.
Sunday night's announcement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings that the company was to be split in two was a bombshell that quickly became a joke. According to Reed, Netflix will continue to stream content, while a new company called Qwikster would handle DVD distribution. Unfortunately Netflix/Qwikster haven't acquired…
I'm not too sure what heaven looks like, being of the mindset that it all just goes to black. But if heaven does exist, it surely looks a lot like the original Star Trek Enterprise.
Earlier this month, we ran a story about AT&T's Terms of Service. Specifically, we said the language should "horrify the consumer public" because it essentially stated that if you talked bad about AT&T, AT&T could terminate your contract. Even to those of us who are not lawyers and/or barely read, the language was…