Editor Simon Dumenco digs up the caveats in the microblog site’s new terms of service. His translation of the legalese seems to counter some of the good PR the new terms have been getting. He calls the service a vampire in his headline. That couldn’t have come from the press materials.

Simon in-fact points out that some of the press and user goodwill is misguided by a desire to want Twitter to thrive. Citing why people may be misreading the terms, he points out a couple instances where folksy verbiage that reassures users is followed by more descriptive legal language that really spells things out. He says at the end of the day Twitter, like Facebook, can do whatever they want with what you upload.

Read his analysis at Ad Age.