So there they are, and they are very clear (kudos for MS on that). But I think they are actually more restrictive for people like me in the consulting business in particular look at item #3.
You are not permitted to use the API or the Service on any intranet or non-public website, unless You have a MWS/VE Agreement that includes such rights.
Does this mean if I want to use VE imagery with CNDDB records on top for my biologists internally I am in violation of their TOS?
What about this doozy in 5.10
You may not, nor may You authorize others to: i) copy, save, download, distribute, transmit or in any way manipulate the photographic imagery and the 3D models in the Service;…
Does that mean I can not take a screen shot of VE imagery and put it in a report to a client? Forget to a client, what about in a screenshot to coworker. Certainly seems that way to me.
If my concerns are correct (which is a big if), then VE just got a whole lot less useful for the kinds of things I, and my company, need to do. I understand the MS will probably never come to my door and say – hey you took a screen shot of that wetland deliniation and included it in your field manual – but my company prefers to be on the right side of the rules.