Creative Commons Icon Sprite
By selecting a clearly defined ruleset and utilizing Creative Commons industry standard "leagalese", you can avoid a majority of the perils that "trademarking", "sharing-rights", and simply protecting your hard work entails.
This a resource we swear by and with this easily executable code, you can give your site all the power of an politician's lawyer. This should allow you to protect what you want, share what you can, and still sleep like a baby at the end of the night.
Continue and Download
(Note: Opinions expressed in this article and its replies are the opinions of their respective authors and not those of DZone, Inc.)