WHY THIS, NOT THAT™ CONTRACTS | End User License Agreements

DO THIS

Read your end user license agreements carefully.

NOT THAT

Skim or skip over terms of services too quickly.

WHY?

You might miss amusing hidden clauses.

In the article “10 Fantastic Hidden Clauses in Contracts and End User License Agreements“, Lindsey Dean shines a spotlight on some fun clauses

“Buried in section 57.10 of Amazon’s terms of service, about the acceptable safe use of lumberyard materials, the online marketplace has stashed a clause that negates the whole section should the zombie apocalypse take place. Of course, they have a broader legalese way of stipulating such an event:

‘However, this restriction will not apply in the event of the occurrence (certified by the United States Centers for Disease Control or successor body) of a widespread viral infection transmitted via bites or contact with bodily fluids that causes human corpses to reanimate and seek to consume living human flesh, blood, brain or nerve tissue and is likely to result in the fall of organized civilization.’

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