If Pinterest really is worth 1 billion,
no one can dispute that it is a worthwhile target for a lawsuit.
Rakuten, a giant Japanese e-commerce company that already owns Kobo, Play.com and Buy.com is a lead investor."When asked about potential copyright infringement issues, Rakuten responded saying that Pinterest will ultimately overcome such problems. "
We hope they are wrong about this.
One billion may actually be an underestimate for the worth of all the content that Pinterest users have scraped from unwilling or unknowing third parties.