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


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]


Booting Up: The Hero Coder and Twitter Villain Edition

(Photo: Noah Kalina)

According to one of the tenants, the building that houses Googleplex East on Eighth Avenue had been running emergency operations off a 90,000-gallon tank of diesel fuel. [New York Times]

With Datagram down, BuzzFeed switched to virtual servers from Amazon. Then came the “epic coding task” of rebuilding the site. “At one point, a tree crashed through the roof of BuzzFeed system administrator Eugene Ventimiglia. He kept right on coding.” [Wired]

That didn’t stop BuzzFeed from exposing the real identity of @ComfortablySmug, a scourge of misinformation on Twitter. [Buzzfeed]

NYC Councilman Peter Vallone is looking to press charges against Shashank Tripathi, a.k.a. @ComfortablySmug. “Everyone knows the example of yelling fire in a crowded movie theater.” [Buzzfeed]

Wall Street plans on opening for business this morning. To prepare, the New York Stock Exchange created an emergency response team: 30 staffers who have been sleeping at its downtown headquarters, conducting trial runs with financial firms “to detect potential bugs.” [CNBC]

But looking at Manhattan, techie chronicler Noah Kalina managed to spot a single rainbow moment of Zen. [Noah Kalina]