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When Brandon Stanton of the Humans of New York photo blog was offered a licensing agreement with DKNY, he passed—then his photos were stolen and used in a window display in a DKNY store in Bangkok. Stanton was never compensated, but as penance, DKNY made a donation of $25k in the photog's name to a Brooklyn YMCA. [Jezebel]