Stars: Leigh Bryan / Raymond Kurzweil / Joe Lipari /
Release Date: 2013-07-12
Director: Cullen Hoback,
Terms and Conditions May Apply Summary
Have you ever read the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policies connected to every website you visit, phone call you make, or app you use? Of course you haven’t. But those agreements allow corporations to do things with your personal information you could never even imagine. This film explores the intent hidden within these ridiculous agreements, and reveals what corporations and governments are legally taking from you and the outrageous consequences that result from clicking “I accept.”
A depressing reflection of a pervasive and thoroughly modern malaise.
Not just a documentary about Internet privacy, but a non-fiction horror flick for anyone who blindly agrees to user licensing agreements online (a.k.a. everyone).
The film presents some worthwhile information, but in a painfully uncreative manner.
The term "opting in" suggests a matter of choice. But as the thoughtful and spirited documentary "Terms and Conditions May Apply" makes chillingly clear, choices are few for netizens.
A quietly appalled we-really-oughta-do something documentary ...