Licence tag idea

The copyright status of pictures is one of the most intractible problems on the web and this post from Wired offers what could be a sensible solution: add a tag in (X)HTML:

Currently there are eleven attributes for the img tag, two required and nine optional. Frankly the tag is already bloated enough that I don’t think one more attribute is going to matter. Something as simple as lic="license-abbr" would do wonders for image rights on the web.



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