An Online Presentation Account Through A Service Called Prezi

1465 Words Feb 25th, 2016 null Page
In 2008 I was tasked with creating an online presentation account through a service called Prezi. Having used PowerPoint my entire school career, Prezi seemed like an enjoyable way to create presentations or other forms of media. Prezi requires users to make an account before using the service. As a result, our teacher required us to make an account so the project could be completed. Based on her instructions, I created an account and soon after began working on my presentation. Our class assignment was to create a presentation about ourselves to the extent we could fall victim to identity theft. Unfortunately, our class was told about the benefits of Prezi, but not the repercussions of creating a basic Prezi account. Consequently, by not being informed about the intricacies of the Prezi’s terms of service, one could easily believe that their Prezi profile and personal presentation were private.
This misconception could not be further from the truth. By naively creating a Prezi profile based on the requirements for the project. I encountered what would become an almost two-year conflict, trying to regain access to my account from Prezi, from having to contact support numerous times, to learning in detail about the Digital Copy Right Millennium Act. I now know the importance of reading the fine lines for the terms of service that people normally overlook. When signing up for Prezi, a private account only lasts for 30 days. Once the trial is completed, ones presentation and…

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