22,000 people unwittingly agree to clean toilets in exchange for Wi-Fi service

Does anybody really read the long-winded terms of service agreements that mobile users often have to agree to in order to use certain features on apps or websites? Usually, this requires reading (or pretending to read) paragraphs that could put an insomniac to sleep, followed by tapping on a box  to indicate acceptance of the terms. A British company called Purple wanted to prove that nobody reads these terms, so it devised an interesting experiment.

Purple happens to provide Wi-Fi hotspots for Legoland, Outback Steakhouse and Pizza Express. In order to see if anyone reads the TOS conditions, …

from PhoneArena – News https://www.phonearena.com/news/22000-people-unwittingly-agree-to-clean-toilets-in-exchange-for-Wi-Fi-service_id96079
via Telephone Engineers

from Blogger http://thewarringtonnews.blogspot.com/2017/07/22000-people-unwittingly-agree-to-clean.html
via Telephone Engineer Warrington

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