The folks over at ZDNet must be masochists. How else could you explain that they actually read the terms of use for MTV's new music download platform Urge?

They didn't really like what they found in there either, pointing out that the license agreement makes "it clear that MTV can basically reach into your PC to monitor it (for attempts at content piracy) and/or make changes to it at will, without first clearing it through you."

Tough accusations. Why didn't anyone else complain? Maybe because Urge actually has four such license agreements which in total amount to 40 pages of text. Or maybe because these 40 pages are presented to you like this:

Urge Terms of Use

Granted, the link to a printer friendly version actually opens a slightly bigger pop-up window. But you still can't copy and paste the text ...
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