Discord’s updated Terms of Service are exactly the wrong response to its recent data breaches

It seems that Discord has been in the news for one reason or another lately, ranging from layoffs to massive privacy breaches and information theft by third parties.

And now there’s something new on the horizon — one that may not seem like such a huge deal now but could cause massive issues later on down the line for Discord users.

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Source: MSN News

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