Instagram, Licensing and Embedding — Plagiarism Today

Last week, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of the tech news site Mashable in their case against photographer Stephanie Sinclair. The story of the case is remarkably simple. Mashable, as a news site, approached Sinclair about licensing an image she took entitled “Child, Bride, Mother/Child…

via Instagram, Licensing and Embedding — Plagiarism Today

Something to be aware of when using Instagram. Here’s hoping Instagram changes its policy on embedding as it’s an unwise policy as implemented.

I have an Instagram account, but don’t upload to it. Glad I haven’t after reading this post.

If you use Instagram to upload stuff, be aware it can be embedded by other users against your desire. If enough people complain, they may go with a smarter policy than the current policy.

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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