This illustrates a good reason to read the fine print in the Terms of Service. Bloggers have successfully lobbied against a statement in Section of 11 of the Terms of Service for Chrome that raised many eyebrows.

It stated that “by submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.”

It has been altered to read:

11. Content license from you
11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.

You can read more about it here.

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