Airbnb will now be updating its terms of service to put an end to the forced arbitration clause for hosts or guests in sexual assault or harassment cases. The update is expected to release this fall.
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The NYU Ad Observatory project studies political ads on Facebook. Its access to the platform has now been shut down because it breached user privacy by scraping data, despite repeated warnings.
YouTube has announced an update to its terms of service. One of the changes means ads will be shown on videos outside its partner program, with no revenue being shared with the video creator.
Facebook is suing two individuals for abusing its services. Fatih Haltas is being sued in the U.K.'s High Court of Justice while Nikolay Holper will go before the federal court of San Francisco.
Sony Europe has been issued a hefty $2.4 million fine by the Australian federal court. The penalty has been charged on the basis that Sony misled customers about their rights when demanding refunds.
Popular lyrics website Genius has alleged that Google steals content from its website and shows it directly in search results, which consequently means less viewership for the website.
Twitter isn't going to ban offensive tweets if they're considered newsworthy, but the social network may be looking at labeling them so that users understand they violate the platform's rules.
Spotify rolls out an update to its terms of service for its Premium for Students plan in the UK, limiting users to a four-year maximum subscription. The change will be effective as of October 28th.
Just as the game is becoming more and more popular, Niantic has updated its terms of service. The company is cracking down on those abusing and/or cheating in Pokémon GO and perma-banning them.
Apple has been inviting publishers to join its new Apple News service - but rather than ask them to agree to its terms and conditions, it's requiring those who aren't interested to opt out.
Google has updated its Terms of Service document, adding in a paragraph that attempts to better explain how the company scans the content of emails in its Gmail service to generate ads.
Google's general counsel has stated while its terms of service might allow it to look inside a Gmail account for an internal investigation, "it's hard for me to imagine" the company doing so.
Dropbox has announced it will be changing its terms of service on March 24th, but one change that stops the use of class action lawsuits for disputes has been met with anger in comments from users.
Google has announced a new version of its Terms of Service that will allow the company to use a person's Google Account name and photo in ads starting November 11th, but users can opt out of this.
Facebook comment spam can be annoying to encounter, but a group of Italian researchers believe it to be worth up to $200 million annually, with some spammers setting up pages to earn even more money.
Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom has now denied it plans to sell photos uploaded on the service, despite the language in an upcoming update to its Terms of Service.
Microsoft has updated its Terms of Service further, clarifying the usage of their services and what you can do. It might be one of 2012's only pieces of tech-related legalese not used in a lawsuit.
A court has cleared the way for Sony to change the Terms of Service for what is now known as its Entertainment Network (formerly PSN), arguing that users make a conscious decision to use the service.
A lawsuit has been filed against Sony, claiming that its new terms of service for its Playstation Network is unfair by not allowing users the right to file class action lawsuits.
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