Terms of Enslavement: Web Sites’ Outrageous Service Agreements
“Companies get into trouble when they try to move that content beyond the four corners of their service – that’s what Facebook tried to do – and use content for commercial exploits,” said James R. Marsh, a lawyer who writes ChildLaw Blog, which first posted news of Facebook’s TOS change late last month.
In the extreme, he said, “They can take little Susie’s pictures on the beach to Playboy, who then has their own license for using it – and you may not even know it. And then what? You’re institutionalizing child pornography.”