I’d like to say a warm thank you to all those bloggers from both wordpress.com and wordpress.org who keep hitting on this forum post and coming to my blog looking for information.
Update: Not all of the sites linked to in that forum post are still online.
Related Post – What is copyright?
If you have downloaded a blog template from wordpress.org then you can use these plugins:
- Angsuman’s Feed Copyrighter
Inserts copyright message in Feeds. The message is of the standard format (can be customized): Copyright © 2007 YOUR BLOG NAME. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this material in your news aggregator, the site you are looking at is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact legal@BLOG_ADDRESS so we can take legal action immediately. By Angsuman Chakraborty.
If you are a wordpress.com blogger then you cannot use the rss feed plugins listed above. Your choices are limited to posting the following notices:
- Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
- iCopyright – “This is a great opportunity for those who like Creative Commons-style licensing but have not found the exact terms to suit them to easily make their content available for limited reuse.” — Jonathan Bailey in Creating a Custom License.
- Defend your rights online, fight against online plagiarism and content theft. Copyscape finds sites that have copied your content without permission, …
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