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Just thought I'd warn everyone...
From Inachu on 31 March '01
By using the the future hailstorm from microsoft. you are forking over
you rights to your property and confidentail client information.

As the Terms state:

"By posting messages, uploading files, inputting data,
submitting any feedback or suggestions, or engaging in any
other form of communication
with or through the Passport Web Site ... you are granting
Microsoft and its affiliated companies permission to:

1. Use, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display,
publicly perform, reproduce, publish, sublicense, create
derivative works from, transfer, or sell any such

2. Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise
any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the

3. Publish your name in connection with any such

And it doesn't stop there. Are you emailing a contact about a hot
idea or business plan of your own? Hand that over, too:

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any
proprietary rights in such communication, including but not
limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or
patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. No compensation
will be paid with respect to Microsoft's use of the materials
contained within such communication.

Just another wild idea from microsoft. The will losse in the end.

Let's get together and file a class action lawsuit.


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