Turns Out iTunes Has A Stricter Nuclear Weapon Clause Than Trump And Kim


A few days ago, the eyes of the world were on the historic talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The talks were focused on the nuclear program of North Korea, and resulted in an agreement of four main points – a peaceful US-DPRK relationship, peace on the Korean peninsula, the return of any POW/MIA remains and, of course, the denuclearization of North Korea. 

Though the President has hailed it as historic, commentators are less than impressed by the agreement, with many saying it is less binding than it should be considering previous promises on the program coming from North Korea.

North Korea still has nukes and there's currently no timescale for when they will remove them. In fact, as Vox points out, the agreement doesn't actually clarify the term "denuclearization", which means something quite different to each nation.


Rather brilliantly, Gizmodo's James O'Malley has revealed an example of a nuclear policy more strict, more watertight, and more substantive than what Kim agreed to in the most unlikely place: iTunes' T&C's.


The bizarre clause in the real user agreement prohibits you from using the music software to develop chemical or biological weapons.

"You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law. Including without limitation, the development, design, manufacture, or production of nuclear, missile, or chemical or biological weapons," the terms and conditions read.

Several people have speculated that we no longer have anything to worry about.


Stephen Colbert noticed the agreement too.

"Kim gave us so little, you have to promise more than Kim did when we sign the iTunes user agreement," he told viewers of his Late Show

"That is unbelievable. It's just incredible that someone read the iTunes user agreement."

So sleep soundly knowing that Kim Jong Un can probably still create nuclear weapons after signing the Trump agreement, but if he's using any music software to do so it sure as hell better be Spotify.


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