Month: March 2012

Pinterest Terms – Update

I have had a Pinterest account for a while and I have been following with more than passing interest the hoo-hah about Pinterest breaching copyright, selling images etc. I got this email today from Pinterest. Here is the full text of the email – I have put part of it in boldface. Updated Terms of Service Over the last few weeks, we’ve been working on an update to our Terms. When we first launched Pinterest, we used a standard set of Terms. We think that the updated Terms of Service, Acceptable Use Policy, and Privacy Policy are easier to understand and better reflect the direction our company is headed in the future. We’d encourage you to read these changes in their entirety, but we thought there were a few changes worth noting. Our original Terms stated that by posting content to Pinterest you grant Pinterest the right for to sell your content. Selling content was never our intention and we removed this from our updated Terms. We updated our Acceptable Use Policy and we will …