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: Comment by shmerl
by SeeM on Tue 18th Dec 2012 22:08 UTC in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
SeeM
Member since:
2011-09-10

But services need to be built from the ground up in a way that respects privacy and upholds it. I.e. using encryption, allowing setting the exposure only to the desired group and so on.


Try right-click on images, then save as and send them on whatever image hosting you want. Take that, encryption.

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RE[2]: Comment by shmerl
by WorknMan on Wed 19th Dec 2012 00:06 in reply to "RE: Comment by shmerl"
WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13


Try right-click on images, then save as and send them on whatever image hosting you want. Take that, encryption.


And if they disable the right mouse button, then take a screenshot. If they disable that, take a picture of the monitor. That analog hole is a real bitch ;)

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RE[3]: Comment by shmerl
by lucas_maximus on Wed 19th Dec 2012 18:12 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by shmerl"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Watermarks ...

Edited 2012-12-19 18:13 UTC

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