Communications are NOT private with biteSMS

BLiNK

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interesting.. straight from the biteSMS User Agreement

http://bitesms.com/biteSMS-EULA.pdf

You may download and use the biteSMS software ("Software") on an iPhone device only for your own use. You must read the Agreement and press the "Agree" button and in doing so, you agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Agreement.

User Submissions

You agree that any material, information or other communication relating to the Software, including all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein, that you transmit to Delicious Inc will be considered non-confidential ("Communications"). Delicious Inc will have no confidentiality obligations with respect to the Communications. You agree that Delicious Inc and its designees will be free to copy, modify, create derivative works, publicly display, disclose, distribute, license and sublicense through multiple tiers of distribution and incorporate and otherwise use the Communications, including derivative works thereto, for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes without compensation or other obligation and that Delicious Inc is the sole and exclusive owner of any and all such modifications and derivative works.

*most people more than likely do not care but it's easy to overlook
 

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They can data mine, and use anything you do on their app and make a profit from it with impunity and you get squat. Ain't that grand?
 

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They can data mine, and use anything you do on their app and make a profit from it with impunity and you get squat. Ain't that grand?

exactly. people's heads just about popped off when Instagram changed their policy to say they "could" use users data

why would this be any different?
 

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Correct me if I am wrong (and I am sure someone will), but wouldn't this apply only if you use the "Send via biteSMS Method" instead of "Send via Carrier Method". AND, I would bet if you read your Verizon, or AT&T, or T-Mpbile, or ???, EULA it would have a pretty similar clause.

IMHO, anybody who sends anything via email or SMS and thinks it is totally private, never can be seen by anybody other than who one intends, has been badly deceived.
 

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I think that's less of a texting policy and
More of a theming policy.
On your device the texts you send to and from aren't going through bite*
Unless your using bites service.
But if you develop a theme and submit it to bite, or you develop a "fix" or better method In the coding and send it to bite they re saying they can legally claim it.
Which judging by all the themes in cydia, they haven't done.
But they could. I think it's a standard in all user agreements.
 

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I think that's less of a texting policy and
More of a theming policy.
On your device the texts you send to and from aren't going through bite*
Unless your using bites service.
But if you develop a theme and submit it to bite, or you develop a "fix" or better method In the coding and send it to bite they re saying they can legally claim it.
Which judging by all the themes in cydia, they haven't done.
But they could. I think it's a standard in all user agreements.

That makes better sense. And standard. If you use our product, even if you make changes to it, we still own the rights to the product.
 

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Any text, whether through apple or bite is stored and saved for a time. How do you think police and FBI get old text messages during criminal cases? Nothing is truly secret in this world. But I really wouldn't worry about it.
 

Bosox20

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Ha. I hear ya. A lot of "pick up milk on way home" texts here. I don't think people sit and read them. Just archive them.
 

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After reading this again I think it only means texts sent through the bitesms servers and not through the app itself.
 

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