Will the Pinterest Privacy and TOS update be enough?


Pinterest (which is a bookmarking image website) users will be seeing some privacy and Terms of Service (TOS) changes starting on April 6th. The 12 million Pinners that use Pinterest will have to now adhere to new terms of service and have to follow the updated acceptable use and privacy policies from the 6th. The Pinterest CEO, Ben Silbermann has indicated that they have been working on the update to their Terms for some time now. This has partly come about from complaints and inquiries about the legality of Pinterest users uploading, pasting and sharing copyright content from the Internet. There has also been concerns about how they intend on making money from the pins (images). Pinterest has acknowledged profiting from pins by directing users to buy products on merchant websites. Read more...

March 30, 2012
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