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Legal Andrew: Facebook Isn’t Private, and 7 Other Things You Should Know

February 10, 2009

My God, this is retarded:

By posting User Content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to the Company an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such User Content for any purpose on or in connection with the Site or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.

via Facebook Isn’t Private, and 7 Other Things You Should Know « Legal Andrew.

This is bizarre. You’re agreeing to give Facebook license to do whatever they want with your content? What if I post photos of my children? Oh Gee, they can include that in a cigarette advertisement or some other offensive product. This is insane. They also do not make any guarantees about security or privacy.

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