You're right in that they were lazy. They did link and credit to the
main source of their MP3. But it's not the right way in which I've
specified how I want my work to be credited.
Technically if they just show your name, it is all right.
I think this is where there may be ambiguity.
At the generic BY license page, the text says: "Attribution You must
attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor
(but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of
But over at the same BY page (SG license), it only says "Attribution.
You must give the original author credit."
The generic license is more specific than the SG one, it seems.
Something I'll check with CC-HQ soon.
Anyway, I think the CC BY license does say the manner of attribution
should be in the way the author wants it to be.
"You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your
copyrighted work and derivative works based upon it but only if
they give credit the way you request."
> If your email to him fails, I think you can go to his ISP. Though he
> can argue that he is adding value by making the music mobile enabled.
Thanks for the tip. I'd not considered that. I've written to the site
owner and will email another time.
Last resort is to write to their ISP.