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Do you read and understand the terms and conditions of the digital services you use? [VIDEO]

Do you read and understand the terms and conditions of the digital services you use? I must admit: I don’t read them. Nevertherless I usually agree. If you want a deeper insight into this and what this means for all of us have a look at the documentary “Terms and Conditions May Apply”. Here a short description from the makers of the film:

Admit it: you don’t really read the endless terms and conditions connected to every website you visit, Terms and Condtionsphone call you make or app you download. But every day, billion-dollar corporations are learning more about your interests, your friends and family, your finances, and your secrets… and are not only selling the information to the highest bidder, but freely sharing it with the government. And you agreed to all of it. With fascinating examples and so-unbelievable-they’re-almost-funny facts, filmmaker Cullen Hoback exposes what governments and corporations are legally taking from you every day – turning the future of both privacy and civil liberties uncertain. From whistle blowers and investigative journalists to zombie fan clubs and Egyptian dissidents, this disquieting exposé demonstrates how every one of us has incrementally opted-in to a real-time surveillance state, click by click- and what, if anything, can be done about it.

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This entry was posted on November 21, 2013 by in Ethics & Policy, Security, Social Media, VIDEO and tagged , , , , .
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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