Track the Sneaky TOS Changes on Your Favorite Online Services

When Instagram announced its updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy back in December, the Internet went into a tizzy in large measure because people didn't really understand what was going on. Now, there's a watchdog service that tracks the changes of many of the most popular online services so that we're armed… » 2/06/13 11:33am 2/06/13 11:33am

It's Not a Crime to Break a Terms of Service Agreement (So It's Okay to…

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. » 4/12/12 10:03am 4/12/12 10:03am

Could @Qwikster Make Mad Bank Selling His Twitter Handle to Netflix?

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… » 9/19/11 6:02pm 9/19/11 6:02pm