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Creative Commons URL Question

  1. I am trying to following all of the recommendations on a specific page that informs bloggers on ways to protect their work. Now, I was redirected to the Creative Commons website, and although I have an idea of what type of license I'd like to procure, I don't have any idea what to type into some of the blank sections. I don't think the "Source URL" space is anything to be concerned about whatsoever... Yet, in light of my choices, it would be nice to jot down a "More Permissions URL" for anybody who wished to obtain information about clearing rights that are not cleared by my license. I would imagine the easiest way to do this would be to use the same URL as I would type in for "Attribute Work To URL" - which is, simply, just my website. In light of this, I would need to place some kind of contact information somewhere on the front page. Is it unwise to use the e-mail address that I used to register with WordPress.com? Or should I just create another e-mail address that is specific to the aforementioned inquiries? Or - is this just not the best thing to do at all? I attempted to go over the whole "Google Apps" thing, but in light of my exhaustion and the ostensible complexity of the whole ordeal - not to mention the fact that I truly don't understand what I am to gain by the whole "e-mail and domain being together thing" - Ah! ... What is the point of "Google Apps" anyway? Surely, to go through the motions of creating some kind of e-mail address that would be mapped to my domain isn't what I am looking for here? Is it? ... Thanks to anybody for their time. - Brian

    The blog I need help with is everymanasylum.com.

  2. I think these questions are best asked of Creative Commons itself. We're not experts on this.

  3. Raincoaster is right, this questions regarding licensing and what to put in each field are questions for creative commons. There are some other questions mixed in there though - it would be clearer if you just asked one each post.

    1) t would be nice to jot down a "More Permissions URL" for anybody who wished to obtain information about clearing rights that are not cleared by my license. I would imagine the easiest way to do this would be to use the same URL as I would type in for "Attribute Work To URL" - which is, simply, just my website.

    An alternative that I use is a separate license page, which is linked from the main page.

    2) Is it unwise to use the e-mail address that I used to register with WordPress.com? Or should I just create another e-mail address that is specific to the aforementioned inquiries? Or - is this just not the best thing to do at all?

    I would never put a permanent email address on your website, it will get hit by more and more spam as time goes on. I use a temporary address from Gishpuppy that I change when i get to much spam. Another alternative is the contact form

    3) I attempted to go over the whole "Google Apps" thing, but in light of my exhaustion and the ostensible complexity of the whole ordeal - not to mention the fact that I truly don't understand what I am to gain by the whole "e-mail and domain being together thing".

    If you don't need or want it then don't do it! It is fairly complex, though the instructions are good. Personally I do have some @my-blog.org email addresses because I sometimes post to lists and people as the blog owner rather than using my personal email account.

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