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Google Drive Terms Of Service Let Google Do Whatever It Likes With Your Files

Google Drive Terms Of Service Let Google Do Whatever It Likes With Your Files

Store a file in your Google Drive and you grant Google a license to do anything with it.

Yesterday, Google launched the near-mythical Google Drive, a 5GB Dropbox alternative with some impressive features: OCR and searching of the text in even scanned documents, (searchable) image recognition in photos, and integration with most of Google’s other services.

But there’s something else hidden in Google Drive which may make you think twice about using all these wonderful new toys: The rather scary terms of service (TOS), which gives Google a license to use all of your stored documents and photos for pretty much whatever it likes.

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