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Thousands of Users Agree to Clean Animal Waste After Ignoring Wi-Fi Terms
18 July 2017, 12:06 pm

Have you ever read the terms of service agreement when connecting to free Wi-Fi hotspots? If not, you better do it because you might unknowingly agree to clean park toilets if such clauses are included.

UK-based company Purple has conducted a research to determine just how many people actually read the terms before accessing public Wi-Fi and the results aren’t surprising at all.

It turns out that almost nobody does that, despite during the research, all those who connected to the hotspot agreed to things like cleansing local parks of animal waste, manually relieving sewer blockages, and cleaning portable lavatories at local festivals and events.

Purple says that no less than 22,000 people signed to perform the labor after not reading the terms, but rest assured, the company says that it won’t try to enforce the clause, though it’s not even known whether it has the legal power to do that or not.

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