Norway subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of use

May 26, 2016 5:03 PM

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A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions when downloading apps.

Finn Myrstad from the Norwegian Consumer Council said Thursday that the idea was to point out the "absurdity" and even illegality of some of the conditions. The Runkeeper app apologized to 45 million users after the council revealed that it was sending user information to a third party even when not...

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