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from the annals of questionable fair use

by Rob Friesel

This showed up on Facebook re: Flickr hiring:

"Flickr is hiring" on Facebook

You might’ve seen it there, too.

Being the nosy SOB that I am, I clicked on the image.  First I was wondering:  is that really the Flickr dev pod?  And sure enough, it is.  Or was?  I noticed on the user’s profile that he used to work for Flickr.

Now, the photo is licensed as Attribution-Sharealike; which is great.  And I don’t believe that this is in any way a violation of the license.  It’s just…  Call me crazy but it seemed like a little bit of an odd choice, using a former employee’s photo.  But maybe only slightly?

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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