arcadiagt5 (arcadiagt5) wrote,
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Oh really?

Once again the more I learn about facebook the more I want to run screaming...

The latest Media Watch stories included misuse of photos of an Australian soldier killed in Afghanistan sourced from facebook. OK, now that's bad practice on the part of the media outlets in question - poor taste and arguably an invasion of the family's privacy.

But then the Media Watch article went on to this bit: "For a start Facebook's terms of use mean it owns all the material on Facebook pages. Those terms prohibit someone taking the material for commercial use. That's called copyright law." (emphasis added). Aieeeee!
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