Photographers Balk at Instagram’s New Terms of Use

December 18, 2012

By Holly Stuart Hughes

©Benjamin Lowy

Ben Lowy's Instagram post on Monday December 17: a photograph of his son holding a sign that says, "Goodbye."

This story was updated December 17; see **Update, below. On Friday, the photo-sharing site Instagram announced its new terms of service, which give Instagram broad rights to use photos posted on the service for commercial purposes, including the right to license those photos to third parties. Professional photographers have vowed that they will delete their images from the site before...

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