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Booting Up: Mark Zuckerberg’s Wedding Photographer Also Has a Beef With New Instagram TOS

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Instagram’s new terms of service are in need of a simple fix, says Mark Zuckerberg wedding photographer Noah Kalina: “If you want to use me or my work all you have to do is change this clause and ask first.” [AllThingsD]

Wired says it was Cosmo the God who took over a Westboro Baptist Church member’s Twitter feed. So what if his recent probation deal prohibits the 15-year-old hacker from using the Internet without prior consent? [Wired]

Apple asked a federal judge for a permanent injunction against Samsung smartphones. The judge said no. [Reuters]

SpongeBob Diner Dash was pulled from the Apple app store after an advocacy group charged it violated children’s privacy by collecting their email addresses without parents’ position. [NYT]

Share-to-Cheeseburger buttons are coming. I Can Haz Cheezburger launches its own API. [Venture Beat]

Apple is said to be in talks to integrate Foursquare user data into its Maps app. [CNET]

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Twitter Account of Westboro Baptist Church Spokesperson Hacked; Teen Hacker Cosmo the God Claims Responsibility

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Anonymous announced its intention to “destroy” Westboro Baptist Church this weekend following news that the group would be picketing the funerals of children who died in Friday’s horrific school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Now, infamous 15-year-old hacker Cosmo the God of the Underground Nazi Hacktivist Group (UGNazi) appears to have joined the fray. The Twitter account of much-reviled Westboro spokesperson Shirley Phelps-Roper has been hacked, and Cosmo is claiming responsibility. Ms. Phelps-Roper is the daughter of Fred Phelps, who is the head of the WBC. Read More