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Old 03-30-2008, 05:50 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
Photoshop now has a free website (need to register) that does a good job resizing and doing other basic photo manipulating functions. Best part is that you don't have to download anything to your computer, it's all done on the website and you download the final photo back to your PC when done.
I looked at this the other day and thought it was good although I have been thinking that the PC has not come full circle and is back to server controlled applications. So I open up Flock (my web browser) which has all my blog feeds in RSS on the first page, and I noticed what follows:

Report: Complaints trigger rewrite of Photoshop Express terms
Posted by Michelle Meyers

It appears Adobe is quickly responding to concerns about a surprising clause in its terms of service for Photoshop Express, the free Web-based software launched Wednesday that has otherwise been well-received.
Photoshop Express

Users were taken aback by a clause that basically gives Adobe the right to do anything it wants with their photos. As CNET's Lori Grunin first pointed out in her review on Webware, the clause in question goes like this:

Adobe does not claim ownership of Your Content. However, with respect to Your Content that you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Services, you grant Adobe a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, derive revenue or other remuneration from, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content and to incorporate such Content into other Materials or works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

It should be noted that Adobe claims it is correcting this issue and new terms will be available shortly. I'd wait to use express until you find out assuming you don't want your photos legally in the public domain.

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