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New Legal Terms from Google

01.25.12

Google recently announced revised Terms of Service (ToS) and Privacy Policy which go into effect on March 1, 2012. Google claims that the ToS were rewritten “to make them more readable and to reduce the repetition and legalese.” And with regards to the Privacy Policy Google stated:

We’re getting rid of over 60 different privacy policies across Google and replacing them with one that’s a lot shorter and easier to read. Our new policy covers multiple products and features, reflecting our desire to create one beautifully simple and intuitive experience across Google. 

I encourage you to read Google’s new ToS and Privacy Policies, but my personal experience is that about 1% of users actually ever bother. Please read my eCommerce Times legal columns about ToS and Privacy Policies to get a better idea how important the legal terms are.
 

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