[theme-reviewers] Instagram Clone
chip at chipbennett.net
Fri May 18 16:53:25 UTC 2012
This is what I'm worried about. I would lean on the side of considering
this to be a website clone, and as such not acceptable.
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Konstantin Obenland <
konstantin at obenland.it> wrote:
> Putting them side by side (http://instagr.am/p/ImpDZBIR2Q/,
> http://instagpress.anpstudio.com/), you can tell that the background
> image is the same. The navigation seems to be copied from the app links
> (top). Fonts, gradients etc. seem to be different, though.
> On 18.05.2012, at 18:43, Amy Hendrix wrote:
> > There really isn't an Instagram site - photos are shared from the
> > mobile app directly to other Instagram users or to
> > fb/twitter/pinterest. In fact, Instagram themselves link to other
> > sites that pull photos from their API under "how do I view my photos
> > on the web":
> > I can't quite imagine a theme handling the same kind of sharing that
> > instagram does, but that seems like a marketing problem more than a
> > trademark one ;)
> > On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net>
> >> Good morning, Theme Reviewers!
> >> A question for the Instagram users among us: how closely does this Theme
> >> clone the Instragram site design?
> >> http://themes.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7801
> >> Note that the Theme URI text indicates that the Theme "transforms your
> >> into your own personal Instagram": a claim that concerns me, with
> respect to
> >> trademark rights.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Chip
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