*blushes for all eternity*
That’s not cool Tumblr.
Reblogging just in case this is true. I’ll get it off my blog here later, but for now….
Yeah if this is true… I’m just leaving this here and may or not remove all art.
TIME TO READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CHANGES.
Oh yeah. It’s true.
What makes this even more of a shitshow though? Well, if you don’t feel like digging through all the legalese to find this section, I’ve done it for you. This is what it says as of 2014-01-25, 19:53 PST:
Read that. Read all of it. Not just the legalese in white. Not just the “skimmer-friendly” version in gray. Read both and notice how they technically, for all legal purposes, say the same things…yet completely contradict one another from any practical standpoint. The gray boxes are all nice and friendly. The legalese is basically a great big ol’ FUCK YOU.
So yeah, signal boost the hell out of this.
Don’t post quality .png/.pdf guys, this has always been a rule in any case. .jpg is the way to go. :/
this is fucked, tumblr is completely ruined
Reposting this again, because I keep seeing this on my dash and the interpretation above is INCORRECT. The ToS screenshot very, very clearly states the owner of the work retains copyright.
“Subscribers retain ownership and/or other applicable rights in Subscriber Content”
The Subscriber is YOU. YOU RETAIN OWNERSHIP OVER YOUR MATERIAL.
And this part
“and Tumblr and/or third parties retain ownership and/or other applicable rights in all Content other than Subscriber Content.”
Means that the stuff that you haven’t created and reblogged or reposted is owned by the original owner. So you don’t own stuff that isn’t yours.
Okay, next section:
“When you provide Subscriber Content to Tumblr through the Services, you grant Tumblr a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable right and license to use, host, store, cache, reproduce, publish, display (publicly or otherwise), perform (publicly or otherwise), distribute, transmit, modify, adapt (including, without limitation, in order to conform it to the requirements of any networks, devices, services, or media through which the Services are available), and create derivative works of, such Subscriber Content.”
Okay, this part is a bit trickier, because it sounds like they’re saying that Tumblr gets to use your stuff without paying you, right? (Royalty-free means Tumblr doesn’t have to give you money for your stuff)
“The rights you grant in this license are for the limited purposes of allowing Tumblr to operate the Services in accordance with their functionality, improve the Services, and develop new Services.”
(I bolded that section)
They ONLY have the license to use your stuff for Tumblr services. What does this mean?
“The reference in this license to “creat[ing] derivative works” is not intended to give Tumblr a right to make substantive editorial changes or derivations, but does, for example, enable reblogging, which allows Tumblr Subscribers to redistribute Subscriber Content from one Tumblr blog to another in a manner that allows them to add their own text or other Content before or after your Subscriber Content.”
(The bolding in this is from the original ToS)
It means you’re giving them a royalty-free license to redistribute your stuff as rebloggable content. As in, you can’t post your stuff and sue Tumblr to pay you money for other people reblogging (which counts as redistributing) it. This is probably what you were on the site for anyway, but there are greedy people out there who would sue anyone for money if they could, so Tumblr has to say it.
THE GRAY TEXT AND LEGAL TEXT AGREE WITH EACH OTHER.
tldr; YOU retain copyright of your stuff. Tumblr does not own your stuff. You give them permission for people to reblog your stuff.
STOP SPREADING MISINFORMATION.
If you see the wrong information going around please inform the users around you about the right information.
So, am I the only one who ships Sakura with everyone? Okay then.
But, hey, we finally found a context under which pink goes with everything.
I don’t have many but here is a picture of me with my new haircut from like 2 weeks ago.
heres ur gaasaku happy bday gaara
It all depends on the individual, I lean more to guys though.
grrrrr >< fuck being single
i hate it :(
Fairy Tail is such a good anime
This made me so mad…
I hope ichigo’s dream of becoming hokage comes true :)