If you are like me, you rarely read the license terms when you register on some site, install any new software etc before clicking on "I agree" or "I accept the terms" or some such thing. One of my friends recently registered on a web site which promised him a 100 minute phone card, but which also asked him for his home number. Since it was not asking for address or credit card number, he thought it okay to give the phone number. Also there was a note next to the phone number entry box, that the phone number will not be used for telemarketing. However on close inspection of the license agreement, it was apparent, why the phone number was being asked. Had my friend clicked on "I agree", he would have been charged $14.95 as installation charge and $6.95 monthly charge for some stupid stuff in his local phone bill, which he did not want. I sure am gonna read those license agreeements carefully from now on esp those that ask you for personally identifiable information. Shashank
Originally posted by Ravish Kumar: No one will agree that, they dont read "I agree..."
Agreement or not, I never give out ANY personal information, and when necessary, I give out a fake address ( my previous address from a different city ). Poor shmucks must be getting loads of junk mail daily .