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Delta Uses Hashtag for a Photo Rights Grab

Delta Airlines is the latest in a long line of companies who have egregious overreaching rights grabs baked into a program that uses Instagram hashtags. The company claims massive rights to any images that are tagged using #SkyMilesLife.

UMG Seems to Think it Copyrighted the Moon

British filmmaker Philip Bloom recently filmed the Moon during sunset Skiathos in Greece. After sharing it on social media, he was surprised when the video was blocked due to a claim by Universal Music Group, which claimed copyright to the generic shots of the Moon.

Man Busted Getting Into Water with Grizzlies for Photos

Here's a good example of how NOT to photograph grizzly bears out in the wild. This video shows a man who was caught on camera wading into Brooks River in Alaska and getting too close to feeding grizzly bears in order to snap some smartphone selfies and photos.

Facebook Must Sell Instagram, US Govt Argues

The US Federal Trade Commission has renewed its antitrust legal case against Facebook, arguing that the social media giant is an illegal monopoly and that it should be forced to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.