A reminder that your Instagram photos aren’t really yours: Someone else can sell them for $90,000
Controversial artist Richard Prince screenshotted and sold public Instagram photos without permission. Here’s how he isn’t violating copyright laws.
What you post on the web never dies. It can be used in ways you never considered. Be prepared to find those “artistic” private images where you least expect.
And if you feel betrayed by the online service, go find a lawyer. If someone copies your Instagram to an account of their own, the company can do something about it. If they copy your work to somewhere outside of the social network, like a fancy New York gallery, you’re on your own.
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