You Don't Own Anything Anymore!

Buzz Feed posted an article about why Social Media Sites need an Unlimited license to your images:

From Buzz Feed:
Have you ever actually read the terms of service on a site like Google or Facebook? Better question. Have you read a lot of them? If you have, you'll recognize a pattern: after a ream or two worth of throat clearing, most terms of service get around to the bad part:
When you upload or otherwise submit content to our Services, you give us a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. 
This, for most people, is the only section that matters. It's the part where every company you interact with online — Facebook, Pinterest, Microsoft, and in the above case Google — seems to be explaining to you, right to your dumb face, that when you upload your content you're giving it away. Despite being the most clearly written passage in the TOS, this is the one that makes you feel like you'regetting scammed. This is the one that makes you feel sick about the internet. Read More >>

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