“The Norwegian Consumer Council has filed a formal complaint about the terms and conditions for Apple’s iCloud, charging that they violate several articles of Norwegian law concerning product marketing,” Electronista reports.
“Earlier in 2014, the Council conducted a survey of the terms for several cloud storage services in the Norwegian market, as part of a broader effort at improving terms for all digital services available to Norwegians,” Electronista reports. “Based on data from that survey, the complaint alleges that iCloud’s terms are ‘particularly bad,’ measuring some 8,600 words and ultimately ‘convoluted and unclear.'”
Electronista reports, “Apple is the only company granting itself the right to change terms at any time without telling users. Unilateral power over changing an agreement is said to violate Section 22 of Norway’s Marketing Act.”
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