Error #1 – Borrowing Another Website’s Legal Documents
Even if the website’s owner gives you permission to use the documents, the site’s owner may not have the legal right to do so.
Many website legal documents are prepared by Internet business lawyers whose law firms own the copyrights. Site owners use the legalese under a license from the law firms rather than owning the documents.
A few years ago, an Internet lawyer contacted all of the website owners who were using his legal documents without permission. They were given a choice of paying him $5,000+ per site for a license or he would sue them for $150,000 per copyright infringement (and they would lose)…