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You can be sued using Pinterest?

SORRY to be the bearer of bad news but those of you who are on Pinterest should read the following because you can be sued!

By making available any Member Content through the Site, Application or
> Services, you hereby grant to Cold Brew Labs a worldwide, irrevocable,
> perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license, with the
> right to sublicense, to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, license, sell,
> transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast,
> access, view, and otherwise exploit such Member Content only on, through or
> by means of the Site, Application or Services.*
> *
> *
> Here is an article about how you can be sued.
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> *In other words, if you upload an image that doesn't belong to you and
> Pinterest sells it, you could be sued for copyright infringement.*
>
> www.readwriteweb.com/archives/how_you_could_get_sued_for_using...
www.readwriteweb.com/archives/how_you_could_get_sued_for_using
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Sorry, the link isn't working. I'm off to try to find the correct site.
been saying this in the forums for about a week now. Can we get a class action suit against etsy together for putting the pin it button in our shops?
Pinterest doesn't sell items. Confused.
Here it is:

www.readwriteweb.com/archives/how_you_could_get_sued_for_using_pint...
A class action suit? I doubt it. It's still up to us whether or not to use it.
Pinterest sells things?
I hope not.
If they would, there are a lot of people who could suffer the consequences. I posted this as an FYI. I think it's an important consideration.
I don't get it.

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