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A user rights initiative to rate and label website terms & privacy policies

Terms of service are often too long to read (reading all of these carefully wrought documents could quite literally cost you years of your life), yet it is very important to understand what is in them. After all, your actual legal position online depends on them in a very concrete way. The ratings from TOS;DR can help users get informed about their rights.

The project crowdsources the parsing of 'legalese', so that users can see immediately if a service is actually too good to be true. You can get the peer-reviewed ratings through an online portal, or directly in your browser by installing the TOS;DR web browser add-on:

The project team consists of Michiel de Jong, Jan-Christoph Borchardt, Hugo Roy, Ian McGowan, Jimm Stout, Suzanne Azmayesh and Christopher Talib.

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