Adobe changes TOS, says it can republish what you made for free

Adobe has decided that if you use its software, it can re-use anything you create. Considering you pay to use the software, that’s a bit grating.

4.2 Licenses to Your Content. Solely for the purposes of operating or improving the Services and Software, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free sublicensable, license, to use, reproduce, publicly display, distribute, modify, create derivative works based on, publicly perform, and translate the Content. For example, we may sublicense our right to the Content to our service providers or to other users to allow the Services and Software to operate as intended, such as enabling you to share photos with others. Separately, section 4.6 (Feedback) below covers any Feedback that you provide to us.

Source: Legal

They say it’s to detect kiddie porn, people think it’s to train their AIs. Obviously, people are upset.

Time to start learning the free and (fortunately) great Photoshop alternative: Gimp.

Robin Edgar

Organisational Structures | Technology and Science | Military, IT and Lifestyle consultancy | Social, Broadcast & Cross Media | Flying aircraft