Copyright & Law

Copyright Watch: The Liability-Proof World of Pinterest

May 2, 2012

By David Walker

The copyright infringement hazards created by Pinterest have been the subject of much media attention, but the company actually sits on the same safe, secure legal ground that other user-generated social media sites occupy. Like Twitpic and Tumblr, for instance, Pinterest puts all legal risk squarely in the lap of its users, while reaping the rewards of their free labor,...

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