LG2V wrote:Are there any special permissions that I need to request before placing the url's for these sites into my signature?
Signature links are generally fine as long as it's clear you're an actual Dhamma Wheel member and not a spammer.
The only exception to that rule might be if the place you were linking to was objectionable from the point of view of the Terms Of Service... but there's no problem with any of these!
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"You've got to focus on what's really worthwhile in life, which means resisting a lot of the currents in our culture" (Thanissaro)