Please support Creative Commons

The Twitpic Terms of Service currently reads:

By uploading your photos to Twitpic you give Twitpic permission to use or distribute your photos on or affiliated sites All images uploaded are copyright their respective owners

I sent the following to the generic email address publicly available, even though Twitpic a service I only use as a content consumer, not as a content producer:

From: Eric Garrido (
Subject: Please support Creative Commons


Please consider supporting Creative Commons by allowing new users to 
specify to license their content by default under one of the available 
licenses, and specifying per-work that a CC license may or may
not apply.

Creative Commons makes for a more useful internet and should be 
actively encouraged where there is a democratized content creation 

Please consider making the internet even better by allowing your 
users the choice of Creative Commons.

Eric Garrido

Creative Commons is an organization that has published a set of standardized, but evolving, copyright licenses intended to increase content sharing on the internet. As a content producer, you can choose who can use your work and in what manner. For example, this blog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License which allows normal people to repost whatever I’ve written as long as it is used non-commercially and they cite where the content came from.

Creative Commons is basically a legal democratizer for the internet. It allows you to share the content you’ve published publicly, since all content is immediately covered under a strict copyright law unless otherwise specified.

Please think about publishing your own work (on Flickr, your blog, or elsewhere) under one of the Creative Commons licenses.

Original work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License | © Eric Garrido