Thursday, 3 November 2005


Terms of use

I was spammed by one of my old schools this week. They wanted me to join their alumnus website.

The site's "Terms of Use" were interesting. They constantly referred to membership of the "Old Girls Club".

I know it's rare for subscribers to read Terms of Use documents, but I was surprised to see that the site owner clearly hasn't read them either. (Clue: why would a boys' school have an old girls club?)

Why do websites feel the need to have lengthy Terms and Conditions anyway? Like disclaimer footers on email messages are they just there to keep the lawyers busy?

Posted by pab at 22:00 | Comments will be back later in the year. Please email me instead!