A woman named Kirsten decided to look into the legality of Pinterest. After all, she’s a lawyer with a passion for photography.
What she found scared her so much, she shut down her Pinterest boards entirely.
Kirsten’s investigation began after she saw photographers complaining about copyright violations on Facebook. She wondered why Facebook could get in trouble for copyright violation and Pinterest couldn’t.
Read more: http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-02-28/tech/31106641_1_repinning-copyright-entire-image#ixzz1p1QVzxiY