Let It Slide: Copyright Infringement On Pinterest

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT) -- At two years old, Pinterest is a toddler among older social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, but recent pressure put on the site and its founders by users and critics suggests that its troubles may be very grown-up. Since the March 2010 beta launch, Pinterest has been growing fast, and with increased popularity has come legal fear mongering. The lawsuits may not have started yet, but extreme caution has led some Pinterest users to publicly “unpin” images from their boards. Reasoning? Avoiding copyright infringement....
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