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Based on 12 Reviews
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  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Though it mostly summarizes available arguments instead of uncovering new facts, it's an accessible primer. show more

  • 75

    A quietly appalled we-really-oughta-do something documentary in the mode of "Food, Inc." or "An Inconvenient Truth." show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Not just a documentary about Internet privacy, but a non-fiction horror flick for anyone who blindly agrees to user licensing agreements online (a.k.a. everyone). show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    If The Social Network didn't make you want to quit Facebook in 2010, the brave new world outlined here should, despite the fact that your data won't actually be erased. show more

  • 40
    Andrew Lapin The Dissolve

    Apart from its shallow analysis, Terms And Conditions is, if anything, not alarmist enough: Its worst-case scenario has already come true. show more

  • 50
    Gabe Toro The Playlist

    Even given the shapelessness of the picture, Hoback does the best he can in providing an imperfect timeline to a possibly worsening issue. show more

  • 90
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    The title of Terms and Conditions May Apply is unlikely to excite, but the content of this quietly blistering documentary should rile even the most passive viewer. show more

  • 80
    Sheri Linden Los Angeles Times

    In inverse proportion to typically long-winded, inscrutable terms of service, the film is concise, direct and thoroughly engaging. show more

  • 80
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Deftly balancing twin goals of informing and entertaining, the pic matter-of-factly details the various ways that marketers, multinational corporations, police departments and government-run intelligence-gathering organizations obtain and exploit info. show more

  • 70
    Chris Packham Village Voice

    A wide-ranging, if shallow, exploration of intrusive government surveillance practices. show more

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