Abinadab A wrote:
You're correct though, Douglas.
Any freelancer who disagrees with how Upwork's official interpretation of those clauses may go to court and spend a fortune there defending his/her interpretation after his account has been suspended. Hopefully, he might get awarded a few millions in damages.
Or he/she might simply discontinue using Upwork to avoid the whole debacle.
Hope springs infernal.
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