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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. 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. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services.

11.2 You agree that this license includes a right for Google to make such Content available to other companies, organizations or individuals with whom Google has relationships for the provision of syndicated services, and to use such Content in connection with the provision of those services.

11.3 You understand that Google, in performing the required technical steps to provide the Services to our users, may (a) transmit or distribute your Content over various public networks and in various media; and (b) make such changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to the technical requirements of connecting networks, devices, services or media. You agree that this license shall permit Google to take these actions.

11.4 You confirm and warrant to Google that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the above license.

GoodBye from my Harddrive, Chrome.

Update: It looks like Google admits their mistake and that they will change the EULA. Not that I believe them that it was a mistake (Just like Adobes "Mistake" on Photoshop Express...), but that's one step in the right direction. Chrome is an excellent product even in the early stage, and it would be a pity it would be made useless through the EULA. Now, please just remove the unique Application ID and maybe think about changing the default behavior of the Omnibar as well.

Comments (2)

KaiSeptember 6th, 2008 at 00:07

I wouldn't use Google Chrome even if it was the last browser on earth. Keep in mind how those guys earn their bucks - by scanning you until you are more transparent than thin air. I don't trust this piece of software a bit and even tough I don't like IE as well, I have to admit that the new private surfing function kicks ass - especially Chrome's ass.

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