31 Jan '14, 6pm

Hackaday Terms of Use (aka: The Lawyers are Coming!)

Interesting….. I know from a legal stand point you can’t enforce a license without transfer of approval. And nothing online can really be treated as such since you didn’t sign anything, so your really just left with basic internet and consumer laws. Anyone can sue anyone for anything whether or not you put a terms section or license. For instance people could say they didn’t read the terms because they don’t know how to read, were forced to read or felt obligated to read an article, or acted out of despration ie deress. You’d have to have every commenter and writter click a check box that says they agree to the terms to post a comment, even then that won’t release HackaDay from liability, the same way websites and companies are liable for copyright infringment of user submitted content. You’d be better off hosting your servers outside the US and create a long paper trail i...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/01/31/hackaday-terms-of-use-aka-...

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