content tracking system and already we're seeing the blogosphere light up with cries of nefarious intent. Nevertheless, just to prove that content tracking may not always be about serving DMCA take down notices, Creative Commons featured the Tynt Tracer tool in a morning blog post.Earlier this morning we reported on the AP's new
As an additional plus, Tracer adds, "Our data shows that those pages that users engage with most are not necessarily those with the most page views." With Tracer, publishers can find out their most sought after information and increase the relevancy of their resources to readers. Creative Commons is already using Tracer to see what readers are highlighting, copying and redistributing.
As well, Creative Commons' Fred Benenson encourages members to consider using the tool. He says, "As a creator and contributor to the commons, you have the right to attribution (all six of our licenses require it), so why not make it easy for your audience to automatically provide it?"
To test Tracer, members can register at Tynt.
Under Creative Commons License: Attribution
Under Creative Commons License: Attribution No Derivatives