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What Getty Can Teach Us About Copyright

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Last week Getty announced that they would release 35 million of their copyrighted images for editorial and commentary use with a handy embed tool. The system works a lot like the embed tool in YouTube and Vimeo videos – although the image can appear anywhere, it is very clear where it originated from and it’s [...]

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If Only Pinterest Would Show Me More Ads… Said No One, EVER.

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I want so badly to love Pinterest, but we just don’t seem to be compatible lovers. My initial objection to their service was the cavalier way in which they claimed rights to creative work displayed on their site (almost certainly a relic of being a new startup and writing the broadest terms of service they [...]

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Pinterest updates Terms of Service, drops the “sell”

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[First, you may want to read  The Promise & Perils of Pinterest by Glendon and Pinterest Terms of Service: Word by Terrifying Word by Kalliopi. There's also a Link Round-Up on The Flying Trilobite.] “But all sites are the same” Since Kalliopi and I wrote about our views of Pinterest’s Terms of Service, I’ve noticed a common misconception [...]

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Pinterest’s Terms of Service, Word by Terrifying Word

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Pinterest is surely a rising star. For those of you not in the know, it’s the online equivalent of a bulletin board – a slicker, cleaner way to put together collages of your favorite styles, photographs, design ideas, or dino art. But lately, Pinterest’s terms of service have been garnering a lot of criticism for [...]

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The Promise and Perils of Pinterest

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The Promise – a bold credited, copyright future Initially, I was enamored by Pinterest, the image sharing and collecting site.  It’s like a visual scrapbook of all the things you love online, and does what Tumblr has neglected to do, and requires a link back to the source of each image. Amazing. A boon for artists, illustrators [...]

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