Here is what seems a helpful program for users of traditional closed source applications to be downloaded and installed before use:
EULAlyzer can analyze license agreements in seconds, and provide a detailed listing of potentially interesting words and phrases. Discover if the software you’re about to install displays pop-up ads, transmits personally identifiable information, uses unique identifiers to track you, or much much more.
* Discover potentially hidden behavior about the software you’re going to install
* Pick up on things you missed when reading license agreements
* Keep a saved database of the license agreements you view
* Instant results – super-fast analysis in just a second
And with additional features like the EULA Research Center, which optionally allows users to anonymously submit license agreements they scan to help us to further improve the program, everyone can be a part of the effort to make something that used to be so tedious, so easy.
Funny, that the EULAlyzer is only available in a Windows version 🙂