At Dropbox, we want to be as transparent as possible about government requests for user information. We publish a Transparency Report twice a year to share the number of requests we’ve received, and we’ve laid out principles that guide how we handle these requests. Since today is international Data Privacy Day, it’s a perfect time to provide you with an update.
Net neutrality is the principle that all web traffic should be treated equally. Internet service providers should not be able to play favorites or discriminate against the data we access on websites or apps.
But new rules are currently being considered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that could seriously harm net neutrality by opening the door for backroom deals prioritizing certain websites or apps over others.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Google, Asana, Canon, Newegg and SAP to create the LOT network. LOT stands for License on Transfer, and is a group of companies working together to help stop patent trolls.
We know that these types of updates are really important to you, and we want to help you understand them. Here’s a walk-through of the major changes:
Arbitration. We’re adding arbitration clauses to our Terms of Service and Dropbox for Business online agreement.