The Instagram Saga Continues

August 6, 2020

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In a recent statement sent by email to Ars Technica that will please many rights holders, a spokesperson for Facebook (Instagram’s parent company) stated that although users grant Instagram a sublicense to their content by posting it on Facebook, that sublicense does not extend to API users who are required “to have the necessary rights from applicable rights holders.”  Whether a Facebook spokesperson can legally clarify written platform language that was crafted years earlier remains an open question. READ MORE