[cc-community] How to say "here be CC-licensed content"?
angus at pobox.com
Tue Jun 17 22:20:41 EDT 2008
Terry Hancock wrote:
> Mike Linksvayer wrote:
>> I don't encourage this sort of general CC signal -- the important thing
is the actual use of specific licenses on specific works -- merely
including some generic CC notice that doesn't specifically license
anything doesn't make you (not you specifically) cool.
> I certainly do encourage this sort of approach. There's so many sites on
the web that don't contain any CC content, that it is entirely
> reasonable to indicate that you have some.
> I would put a note on the page saying: "Look for this logo to indicate
CC licensed content on this site" or something to that effect. That both
tells the reader what to look for, and also signals that there is some
CC content to be found on your site.
This is the kind of thing I was hoping for; is there a specific CC badge
that would be appropriate, or should I go for a discreet little text link
marked "Creative Commons" or something similar? (flickr, as Mike pointed
out, takes this approach)
Thanks to all who responded,
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