Online spaces: Terms of agreement

I found it intriguing how almost on every “online space” we are asked to sign in. It is almost hard to surf the net without having to sign in to zillion of pages and creating accounts to zillion of sites and remembering passwords to it all. The issue doesn’t stop here. it is also how we agree on every term agreement they ask us to approve, on every app on most of the sites, the games, the social accounts… Does anyone read these terms… I doubt anyone does. We agree and allow apps and sites to manage our emails and accounts and contacts, etc… and we say yes, ok, yes, i agree, i approve, yes, yes, yes and yes… we don’t read we just hit the button to get done with it and move to the site or whatever is that online space is…

My idea is to incite the user to read, to be aware of the terms and agreements he is approving, they might be rubbing his identity, personal, social space and this user doesn’t know.

Below a site that talks about your identity and what you are agreeing upon:

http://www.cracked.com/article_19683_6-terrifying-user-agreements-youve-probably-accepted.html

Screen shots from the site above:


IDEA:
I would want to create a fake agreement terms that insult the user, asks him to turn his picture into a pig or a donkey or a cockroach or place his head on a naked body…Though pigs and Donkeys are cute but a lot of silly serious people will be offended. The agreement will also ask to manage fully all their personal details….
write on behalf of them embarrassing  comments that could include  some nuances of sexism, racism, etc… turn their identity upside down.

People are going to approve and agree because they don’t read the terms… it will raise awareness once they freak out and live the prank/stunt for few minutes.

For the fun of it I downloaded a free template for Privacy Policy and filled it for this site.. to go through the kind of questions we have to fill. But it get more interesting when you add to it links to google or facebook ads etc… But couldn’t do it because it’s paid terms.

Below the link

https://termsfeed.com/privacy-policy/423c1ad74e9b3720d26ea11d4def74a7

 

 

 

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