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Sell Your Book In The iBookstore And Apple Won't Let You Sell It Anywhere Else

Selling a book with Apple’s iBook Author program is now a one-way ticket to Apple being the only place you can sell the book. Maybe selling your book on iBooks isn’t such a great deal after all.

Didn't Bother With The New Apple EULA? Let Actor Richard Dreyfuss Dramatise It For You

Don’t worry, we never read the terms and conditions either. But we will consent to letting the Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind actor Richard Dreyfuss go all thespian on our ears. [CNET]

What's Really Inside iTunes Legal Terms

Come on, we all do it. A new iTunes update comes trickling into our computer and we’re prompted with the comically massive iTunes Terms and Conditions and just clickity click our lives away without even reading. But what’s really inside it?

Is H.264 A Legal Minefield For Video Pros?

If you’re a digital-video professional – someone who records weddings, sells stock footage or edits B-roll – chances are good you deal with H.264. But after reading software licence agreements, you might well wonder if you have rights to do so.

Microsoft's Xbox 360 Apple Defence

Microsoft and Apple, already strange bedfellows if we’re to believe Apple’s seriously considering Bing over Google on future iPhones, are at it again, albeit indirectly. This time it’s Microsoft’s turn, as they present counterarguments in an Xbox 360 antitrust case.

You May NOT Use iTunes To Design, Manufacture or Produce Nuclear, Chemical or Biological Weapons

Are we clear on this? Steve Jobs doesn’t want to be seeing any nerve gas canisters with DRM-free iTunes Plus support. [Gear Live]

Giz Explains: The Windows 7 Beta Fine Print

Windows 7 is the largest OS beta test ever. If you followed our guide you’re already snapping, peeking and poking around in it. But did you read the fine print before you clicked install?

Disney Sucks the Magic Out of Films With 120 Pages of Blu-Ray Legalese

Sleeping Beauty is Disney’s first classic animated film to make its way to Blu-ray, and it’s loaded with legitimately compelling BD-Live extra features. Format War Central tried to check these out, but got smacked with a 57 page EULA followed by a 63 page Privacy Policy before they could view any of them. Also upsetting: the new ending, in which Princess Aurora, upon waking up from Phillip’s kiss resolves to become a copyright lawyer for a large electronics company. [Format War Central]

Google Updating Chrome EULA to Be Less Creepy

Google has responded with haste to the huge outcry about a section in Chrome‘s EULA that gives Google “a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license” to do all kinds of dirty stuff—in public no less—to content you post through Chrome. Rebecca Ward, Senior Product Counsel for Google Chrome, told Ars that it’s actually an oopsie from basically copying and pasting the same EULA it uses in other products, and that they’re updating it as fast as they can to remove the ridiculous terms.

Google Chrome EULA Claims Ownership of Everything You Create on Chrome, From Blog Posts to Emails

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So, are you enjoying the snappy, clean performance of Google Chrome since downloading yesterday? If so, you might want to take a closer peek at the end user licence agreement you didn’t pay any attention to when downloading and installing it. Because according to what you agreed to, Google owns everything you publish and create while using Chrome. Ah-whaaa?

Here are the juicy bits in question:

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