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A. TERMS & CONDITIONS ARE WAY TOO LONG SO THAT YOU DON’T READ THEM AND JUST CLICK ACCEPT
You agree that you never read TERMS & CONDITIONS. Aren’t we right?
- Apple is notoriously wordy — you’re not going to read 20,000 words before using the iTunes Store.
- Facebook breaks down its TERMS & CONDITIONS in multiple pages — we stopped after copying and pasting them in a single 15,000-word document.
There is no incentive to make these documents shorter as you don’t want your users to pay too much attention to your TERMS & CONDITIONS. And there are new challenges today that make these TERMS & CONDITIONS even more obsolete (see…
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