Never say never. Never say never multiple times. Never blog about saying never. Never. Ever. On December 19, 2006 I blogged about putting a CC-BY license on my flickr photos. Then on September 7, 2010, I had reason to try on CC-BY-NC. From feedback, I flipped to CC-BY-SA and a week ...

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Before you make a wisecrack about the imminent demise of the creaky old Yahoo bad mojo flickr (which I continue to use daily 12 years after I started)... crank up the music! Via a comment from "Eric" (nothanks@yahoo.com) on a post where I myself called flickr an word that stars with ...

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Free tricks. If you have ever downloaded a flickr photo or come across in blogs a link to the image URL, it will be something cryptic like: 19172144641_71660f5fdb_z.jpg You have no idea who it belongs to, or where it lives in flickr. But there is a trick you can do to back out ...

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Not long ago Flickr added two more options for published photos choosing creative commons licenses, both CC0 and a Public Domain. This is a good thing, even if to me it adds more confusion as to which Public Domain license (both are PD licenses with differences perhaps requiring close readings with ...

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The flickr cc attribution helper is among my most proud creations; I can pretty much tell when I read other blogs who is using it. And it all started from the most important place, something to make my blogging practice easier. I'd written earlier about an unintended outcome of moving ...

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An endless theme in the CogDogBlog House, promoting the radical, all so time consuming habit (invisible sarcasm tags here) of giving other people attribution for what they share. Eight years ago I hoped I had coined linktribution. Never caught on. But since I'm on a flickr roll as it seems from the ...

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creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by StockMonkeys.com Hey! Stand up, code up, hack up! Just because took away a feature, you are not powerless. One of my long running favorite flickr features was the ability to annotate part of an image with notes, like making an interactive ...

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