Terms and conditions: Why we treat "I accept" like "whatever"

Have you signed away your eternal soul? If you've ever agreed to terms and conditions without thinking, it's actually possible.

Have you signed away your eternal soul? If you've ever agreed to terms and conditions without thinking, it's actually possible.

Alex Hern dug up such cheeky clauses during his week-long journey through the world of online contracts. The title of his resulting diary is quite telling: "I read all the small print on the internet and it made me want to die." 

The U.K.-based reporter joins Friday guest host Gill Deacon to discuss the most common clauses, our collective yet unspoken habits, and why a world of fine print draws heavily from the laws of one country. 


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