Has istockphoto declined this image
in fear of infringing on Pinterest's trademark?
An istockphoto contributor has reported that one of his images was refused by the photo licensing site:
A few days ago I received a message about was deactivated a photography file with the phrase "Pin It" written in a paper. [...] I really don't understand why the phrase "Pin It" creates risk of infringement of copyrightA representative of the agency was cryptically tight-lipped about the reasons:
You'll be better off talking to Scout than you will the forums. [...] Please open a support ticket for further assistance.Whoever knows what role Pinterest has, or doesn't have in this, isn't talking.