Instagram can sell your photos without your permission

posted on 18th of december, 2012

Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos

In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out.


OK, Kids. Have fun with this little infringement on your creative rights.


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Posted by Bookedbygrace2 on January 03, 2013
inspiration takes only an instant. blogging can take a lifetime. yes, i care about artists rights and corporate conglomerates doing poopy stuff because they can. and there were a couple valid points here. but outside of the initial piece of information and the DT info on key differences in DT policy vs. [current villain of the moment being played by] instagram, I fail to see much of a difference between the coffee-clutch style self-righteous kveching between many blogs and posts. I, too, get sick of trying to have a meaningful online conversation with a friend without being bombarded by an invitation to have my online activity traced and my contact info sold in the name of a fb game. And apparently most the people I graduated high school with still live in the same town and subsist on a diet of football and bad beer. But maybe instead of constantly searching for something to complain about, we could opt-IN to actual lives. Maybe if enough humans do this, blogs would include more and more...(More)
Posted by Seawatch1 on December 19, 2012
Instagram says they are going to make adjustments to their policy. How wonderful! The fact that they tried to get away with it in the first place doesn't seem to bother them. And it wasn't a slip of the pen. It's in their EULA twice. They must think they are politicians. Do anything or say anything you want and then say you're sorry and it will all go away. Then they try and make changes that are just a little bit better and we're supposed to rejoice because they've made a change. Point is that even children learn they shouldn't do certain things in the first place.
Posted by Unteroffizier on December 19, 2012
Come on, it just cost a US dollar or so for a photo download. Buy from DT : (

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