Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Dec 2012 17:31 UTC
Internet & Networking "Everyone from CNET to the BBC is freaking out today about Instagram's new terms of service. The new terms, they claim, allow Instagram to sell user's images. Users are understandably upset. Wired published a tutorial on how to download all of your Instagram photos and delete your account. But long-time Instagram users should think twice before pulling the trigger. The truth is that Instagram has always claimed full rights to your images, but has just re-worded their terms of service to make their intentions clearer." People should stop obsessing over individual service's privacy terms. There's a very simple rule on the internet that everyone ought to be aware of: the moment you put something on the web, it's no longer your property. Deal with it. Coincidentally: nobody cares about your stupid Instagram photos.
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RE[6]: Comment by Alfman
by lucas_maximus on Tue 18th Dec 2012 20:12 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Alfman"
lucas_maximus
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Ah. Even then. I'm not saying it's right, I'm just saying it's inevitable. If you put a €100 bill out in the open on the street, you don't expect it to last very long either. Doesn't mean it's right that someone takes it, just that it's inevitable.


While true. Doesn't mean it is right.

I live near La Linea in Spain, everyone litters. Doesn't mean it is correct? No it makes the streets filthy. I put my rubbish in the bin (that are provided) because it is the decent thing to do.

There's no use in complaining about it, because there's nothing you can do about it.


Except saying that it isn't okay to do it. You know you kinda have some exposure on here.

Just saying.

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