[nycbug-talk] AIM's new licence is dangerious
matt at atopia.net
Sat Mar 12 12:50:47 EST 2005
The part about "No right to privacy" definitely has me concerned. I'm
gonna switch to Jabber :) Anyone got a server?
On Sat, 12 Mar 2005, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On Mar 12, 2005, at 1:26 AM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
>> Here is the key bit, it says they effectivly have the right to
>> copy/sell/use everything that goes through their aim software or
>> here is the full url:
> Well it also states:
> The following terms and conditions apply to all users who either registered
> for AIM services or downloaded AIM updates or software on or after February
> 5, 2004. AIM users who do not register for AIM services or download AIM
> updates or software on or after February 5, 2004 and are members of the
> Netscape Network will remain bound by Netscape's terms and conditions. All
> other AIM users are bound by the aol.com terms and conditions.
> So a different TOS might apply...
> It's not cool either way, though. Maybe it'll drum up some users for Jabber?
> I'm certainly going to be using Jabber a lot more when Apple supports it in a
> few months.
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