Artist turns Apple’s terms of service into awesome graphic novel

0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Email -- 0 Flares ×

This is simply phenomenal and worth checking out!

We've all done it—skipped over the legalese that binds us to our devices, software, and app stores. But one graphic artist wants you to stop for a second and actually think about everything you're agreeing to when you click “Accept.”

New York-based graphic artist Robert Sikoryak illustrated the entirety of Apple'siTunes terms of service as a graphic novel, and is publishing a new page to his Tumblr every day. Called iTunes Terms And Conditions: The Graphic Novel, it stars a bearded Steve Jobs in his turtle neck sweater, informing Apple users (random characters appearing in the comic) about what they're really signing up for.

Each illustration is created in the style of other popular graphic artists as homage to their work. You might recognize elements of Adventure Time or Dilbert, or styles emulating Stan Lee or Dan DeCarlo.

Sikoryak finished the project before he started publishing the pages on Tumblr in September, and the novel is 94 pages in total. According to Sikoryak, he's not sure if he'll turn it into a published hardcover or not, but there are some mini comics available in local stores for anyone interested in snagging a copy of a terms of service they will actually read and enjoy.

Though the project is meant to both inform readers of the oft-skipped privacy policy as well as honor other talented artists, it's also been a learning experience for Sikoryak. He told The Observer he tends to skim through most terms and conditions, including iTunes.

H/T NPR | Illustration by Max Fleishman

http://snip.ly/5XzV

Here’s How To Make Sure You,
Your Business & Website Is FTC Compliant

By now it should be clear how important it is for you to be FTC compliant. But how can you do that without spending $7,500-$8,000 or more on Internet Attorneys?

Smart business owners around the world are doing it with the help of FTC Guardian.

FTC Guardian is a service that is 100% focused on helping to keep you get and stay FTC compliant and fully protected. And right now, we are offering a free training to give you the knowledge, information, and guidance that you need to stay out of trouble with the Federal Trade Commission.

The training is titled: 3 Tragic (Legal) Privacy Policy List Building Mistakes That Can Get You In Hot Water With The FTC Today – Resulting In Your Business Being Shut Down… And How To Solve It!

Here are some of the things you’ll discover on the training:

  • Real-Life Examples of People Who Didn’t Think They Were At Risk, But Who Got Nailed By The FTC, And Why It Could Happen To You, Too
  • Why 2014 Was a Significant Year For Online Businesses, And Why You Should Be Worried!
  • The 3 Enormous Powers The FTC Has That Can Change Your Life – And Your Family’s Life – Forever!
  • How to Avoid FTC Claims When Collecting Leads With Optin Forms
  • 3 Privacy Policy Mistakes Every Digital Marketer Is Making, And Why You're In The FTC Crosshairs.
  • And Much More…

Remember: legal protection is a massively important part of your business, and it’s one you cannot afford to ignore any longer.

Go here to register for our next FREE training and make your business is FTC compliant today!

Disclaimer:  This article is provided for informational purposes only. It’s not legal advice, and no attorney-client relationship is created. Neither the author nor FTC Guardian, Inc. is endorsed by the Federal Trade Commission.

 

0 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Email -- 0 Flares ×