Here’s something to think about the next time you want to Instagram a photograph: A shift in the photo-sharing website’s policy means that picture could be sold to an advertiser and used without payment or your permission.
A highly publicized campaign against Internet pornography swept China in 2009, with 5,394 people arrested and 4,186 criminal investigations conducted against the circulation of “smutty and lewd pictures”—a fourfold increase in smut cases compared with 2008.
Director Brian DePalma says “Pictures are what will stop the war,” and he’s out to prove it. His new film “Redacted,” which focuses on the brutal rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and the killing of her family, uses graphic images from the war that he says media outlets have been too timid to show.
Blogger Josh Marshall discovers that official Republican photographers deleted pictures from their website of the president and the disgraced lobbyist. | post
The Daily DeLay reports that the president of that photographic company is a Bush contributor. | post