What does this mean? Well, it means:
The Dedicator [that’s me] recognizes that, once placed in the public domain, the Work [the photos in my online gallery] may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, used, modified, built upon, or otherwise exploited by anyone for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and in any way, including by methods that have not yet been invented or conceived [without requiring attribution or requesting anyone’s permission in advance].
Even though it’s cool to receive emails (like this one from Sweden!) about people who’ve found my stuff:
I went through your homepage and I saw your beautiful pictures of skies. I really liked them and therefore I want to ask you if I can use one of the pictures for my homepage? Because I didn’t see any copyright or you writing it’s okay to use your pictures, I might think it was best to ask you first.
So what you say? If you wonder how I’m going to use it, it’s going to be a background..
I’ll be very grateful if you could answer soon.
Have a great day // Linda from Sweden…
It will be even cooler for people to be able to freely use my photos for whatever.