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3D-printed exoskeletons, free Getty, Play-Doh Oscars and more in our weekly look at the web

The world’s largest photo service, Getty Images, has long-been a resource for journalists and anyone else who could afford their prices. Recognizing their content was already everywhere (oftentimes uncredited), the service has made their photos free, by way of embed links. While no one can be certain of the longterm commercial effects, this is definitely a step in the right direction for a modern, shareable internet but fears have arisen over “link rot” or the lack of embed code reliability as source locations are subject to change.