Monthly Archives: March 2012

Some More Pinterest Detective Work

I’ve been following a few threads on the net that I’ve found that have linked to my various articles on Pinterest and the copyright issues it faces.  One of them led to a discussion on Linked In, which I joined.  One poster mentioned that Pinterest usage is “fair use” and isn’t doing any damage, since they aren’t making any money off of the “pinned” image.  I disagreed, and the poster mentioned a specific business and that Pinterest “is a wonderful […]

Pinterest Announces New Terms

The past several weeks have seen lots of publicity about as well as its/its users’ copyright infringement of third party works.   Yesterday, co-founder Ben Silbermann posted in their blog: Over the last few weeks, we’ve been working on an update to our Terms. When we first launched Pinterest, we used a standard set of Terms.  We think that the updated Terms of Service, Acceptable Use Policy, and Privacy Policy are easier to understand and better reflect the direction our company is headed in […]

Medical “Hot Shot”

I’ve been down for a couple of days with some version of the annual flu, which is funny, considering my new Pharmacy series has people getting flu shots.  Anyways, thanks to iStockphoto for choosing one of my medical exam images for the Hot Shots newsletter last week.  It’s an oldie, but a goodie.

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