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3 Count: Mega Postponed

One Media wins large music licensing award, Megaupload civil proceedings delayed and John Oliver takes aim at Facebook privacy/copyright notices.

3 Count: VK not OK

Prosecutors accuse Kim Dotcom of paying millions to pirates, VKontakte must do better piracy enforcement and Facebook's copyright meme back again.

Does Facebook Really Own Your Photos?

A Facebook rep recently told a user that they owned all photos uploaded to it. While the statement is false, the fact it was said is a problem.

When Forums Break Their Users’ Trust…

Homesteading Today recently found itself at the heart of a copyright and plagiarism controversy, one that's a warning for all user-generated sites.

Why Posting a Legal Notice on Your Facebook Changes Nothing

The re-emergence of the Facebook privacy post hoax makes this an opportunity to talk about contract law and why you can't change the TOS.

Viper Plagiarism Checker: Posting Your Essays on Essay Mills

The Viper plagiarism checker has a hidden surprise in its TOS, one that could land your submission on an essay mill website.

An Open Letter to Online Service Providers

If you run a web host, social networking site, community or other site that accepts user submissions, here is what I (and others) want from you.

The Real Fail Behind Instagram’s TOS

Instagram's new TOS has been the subject of a lot of controversy, but is it as bad as it seems and is it really the problem?

TOS Wars: Google Drive and Ancestry.com

The recent controversies over the Google Drive and ancestry.com TOSes are just the tip of a very bad problem that isn't going away.

Fixing the Problem with Terms of Services

Most people don't read their terms of service before agreeing, those who do often can't. These are just some of the problems that need to be fixed.