1. des920's Avatar
    I have a video and few pics that are "private" nd it could be conseidered as adult material, am i allowed to upload it on my Skydrive? I have the free 25GB plan and dont want to lose it.
    Last edited by aledeshardi; 09-28-2013 at 07:28 AM.
    08-02-2013 08:18 AM
  2. Mellifluous's Avatar
    Uploading it would certainly infringe Microsoft's code of conduct, so doing so does carry the risk of suspending your Skydrive and maybe even your whole Hotmail/Outlook account:
    Code of conduct
    08-02-2013 08:32 AM
  3. crash1989's Avatar
    hold on, if the video is private can't I upload it? I just won't make it public/ distribute it.
    08-02-2013 08:41 AM
  4. crash1989's Avatar
    08-02-2013 08:43 AM
  5. des920's Avatar
    Thanks crash, i got my answer (its ridicilous)

    SkyDrive is connected to your Microsoft account. If Microsoft suspends your SkyDrive, you also lose access to any connected Outlook or Office software or Windows Phone and Xbox 360 devices. This incredibly strict code of conduct could end up cutting off other services you depend on.

    You will not upload, post, transmit, transfer, distribute, or facilitate distribution of any content (including text, images, sound, video, data, information or software) or otherwise use the service in a way that:

    • depicts nudity of any sort, including full or partial human nudity, or nudity in nonhuman forms such as cartoons, fantasy art or manga.

    • incites, advocates, or expresses pornography, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, hatred, bigotry, racism, or gratuitous violence.
    Google has rules against “publishing” (read: sharing) content that includes sexually explicit material, bullying, violence, and more.
    crash1989 and xandros9 like this.
    08-02-2013 01:25 PM
  6. crash1989's Avatar
    Actually I Thank you. I learnt something today, my god these stupid rules.
    xandros9 and dgr_874 like this.
    08-02-2013 04:18 PM
  7. icstars989's Avatar
    I have recently captured a video and few pics that are "private" nd it could be conseidered as adult material, am i allowed to upload it on my Skydrive? I have the free 25GB plan and dont want to lose it.
    there was a recent thread on reddit with a couple people up the food chain on Skydrive. They said they don't have a problem with it as long as its set to private. You get into trouble if its public. I think they ran the article here or maybe it was wmpoweruser.
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    08-02-2013 04:33 PM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    there was a recent thread on reddit with a couple people up the food chain on Skydrive. They said they don't have a problem with it as long as its set to private. You get into trouble if its public. I think they ran the article here or maybe it was wmpoweruser.
    i hope the EULA is changed to include that to clarify
    08-02-2013 04:43 PM
  9. icstars989's Avatar
    Here is the snippet from it. I can
    tell you what we actually do here (how we technically implement our policy).

    We dont really have any interest in whats in your private files. The only exception here is where weve stated what we have a zero tolerance policy for child exploitation and we proactively scan for content uploaded to SkyDrive using technology called PhotoDNA (http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=iNuir8lu). You can read more about this technology and what its used for at Microsoft as well as at Facebook and now Google to detect these images and catch criminals.

    However, when you share your private files on the web, we do have an interest in making sure that the content you are sharing is not offensive in nature to the public at large. So we have mechanisms for people to Report Abuse in which case well review the content and ensure its not offensive. We also have algorithms that attempt to detect nude shared content and disable sharing providing customers with a mechanism to contest that action. This is akin to virus scanning in that its heuristic and therefore not perfect.

    But, the stated terms you quoted above from the ToS really applies to Shared content and not private content stored in your SkyDrive. Our view here really stems from the fact that we view SkyDrive as your hard drive in the cloud, and we believe its important to behave that way (with the exceptions called out above).
    crash1989, xandros9 and des920 like this.
    08-03-2013 07:11 PM

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