Microsoft’s viral age-guessing tool comes with fine print

Many have uploaded images to recently, and under the website’s terms of service, have given the tech company rights to those photos. Microsoft stated it was not storing the pictures. 

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They’re using a Microsoft product called It’s supposed to predict the age you look in that photo, and it’s kind of a cool feature. The site asks you to click a button and upload your own photo, with a short disclaimer underneath that reads, “P.S. We don’t keep the photo.”

Curious then, that its terms of use includes the following passage, as pointed out by Twitter user @Walldo:

However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission, you are granting Microsoft, its affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Microsoft services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and to sublicense such rights to any supplier of the Website Services.

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