I saw this today on a LinkedIn group post and thought I'd share it with you.
What exactly does this mean?
You hereby grant Autodesk (or warrant that the licensor of such rights has expressly granted) a perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, paid-up, worldwide, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) license to store, display, reproduce, modify, use and transmit Your Content, and further waive “moral” rights or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of Your Content that You may have under any applicable law and under any legal theory.Reproduce, modify, use and transmit Your Content.....Does this mean that Autodesk can reuse anything you create and store on their cloud or just that they are using it to send it to you via the cloud?
I definitely think there needs to be a statement from Autodesk and clarifications as to what this means to all of us. If you happen to get a chance, read through all of the lawyers' comments on the BIM Experts LinkedIn group. This apparently is a very confusing and big deal with who owns your data. If Autodesk claims that you do and it's all private, then the EULA should clearly state that and not cause this much confusion. Perhaps we should keep all of our files on floppy discs like in the old days.
Autodesk 360 License Agreement
Autodesk - Legal Notices & Trademarks - Autodesk 360 Terms of Service (rev. 9/6/2011)
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