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Crimes of the Art

On this week’s art crime blotter: two tourists were arrested for taking naked pictures at Machu Picchu, a Snapchat post led police to a stolen sculpture, and ancient Mesopotamian artifacts were found at a refugee camp in Slovenia.

Posted inOpinion

Going Private: From WeChat to SnapChat

Around this time last year, Instagram caused a flurry after attempting to change its terms of service — what the Globe and Mail’s Russell Smith called “an apparent move to appropriate and sell every user’s photos.” Smith pondered how growing awareness of the public documentation of our private lives will play out.