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blueyesvegan

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Aug 20, 2021
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Hello everyone!

I’ve read with great attention iCloud terms of use, here: https://www.apple.com/legal/internet-services/icloud/en/terms.html

I’m a bit perplexed about user conduct prescriptions.

Considering what is written in the paragraph V (“Content and Your Conduct”), subparagraph B (“Your Conduct”), I think it’s very easy to violate iCloud Agreement, even if you are the most honest and ethical person in the world.

Let’s consider this example: a friend sends you a video with violent content, through a message app (iMessage, Whatsapp, Telegram, etc.). This violent content is automatically saved in your iPhone Photos app, and you have iCloud turned on for Photos.
In this hypothetical but very realistic situation, you are storing violent material in iCloud, so you are violating iCloud terms of service.

I’d like to read this Community’s opinion about this topic.
 

0128672

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If this hypothetical is a concern for you, that's the risk you take if you leave that auto save setting enabled. How soon after objectionable content is uploaded to iCloud does Apple review and act? No one knows. Hopefully if you need to have that setting enabled, you're also reviewing recent content often.
 

blueyesvegan

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Aug 20, 2021
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The example illustrated above is just one of many possible situations in which you could easily violate iCloud Agreement.
I guess even simply visiting websites through Safari could be a violation, if those websites have content not in line with iCloud legal rules.
 

velocityg4

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Seems vague and possibly unenforceable. It sounds more like boilerplate to omit their responsibility for users sharing those images. But seems unlikely they could specifically target you for any legal action.
 
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