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Re: Cloud Users: Read the Click Agreement Terms
Posted by: Peter S. Vogel & Chelsea Hilliard 2019-08-27 06:37:10
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There is no data showing how many people actually read through click agreements, terms of service and privacy policies before clicking the alluring "accept" button. However, there's research that indicates fewer than 1 percent of people report taking the time to review online terms. Most folks consider online terms an annoying speed bump and frankly don't care. The 99 percent who bypass them likely assume that online terms simply contain provisions or statutory privacy notices generally accepted by courts around the world.

Re: Cloud Users: Read the Click Agreement Terms
Posted by: katesummer 2019-09-10 06:35:12 In reply to: Peter S. Vogel & Chelsea Hilliard
Informative blog for cloud users, everyone must know about the agreement terms.
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