Wrap Contracts Symposium, Part VII: Theresa Amato

“‘Yes’, writes Professor Nancy S Kim. ‘As strange as it may seem, under contract law you can legally bind yourself without knowing it.’ Contract law experts nod in accord, some in resignation or with ennui. Non-lawyers are instead completely shocked when I describe this reality. They have no idea that by visiting a website, sending an email, tweeting or posting, or any of these now common, everyday acts that they are giving consent to use those services and are therefore binding themselves to the various ‘terms of use’ – even if they may have only ‘constructive’ and not actual notice of them …” (more)

[Theresa Amato, ContractsProf Blog, 22 November]

First posted 2013-11-22 16:16:24

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