[JPL] A DMCA question...

Mike Stratton dreamtrane at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 17:19:55 EST 2011


The cynical side of me wonders how is it we can't regulate the banks/wall
street/etc. but public radio? Now THAT needs regulating!

Mike

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 4:43 PM, David Kunian <dkunian at bellsouth.net> wrote:

>
> I'm going to pay for saying this, but as I say when I play shows devoted to
> one artist (as I will do tonight - Tuesday from 10 PM CST to 3 AM on
> www.wwoz.org) with 5 hours devoted to Sun Ra including the sounds of the
> planet Saturn itself, I say to the FCC (in my best Jimmy Cagney accent)
>
> "Come get me, coppers!"
>
> dk
>
>
> On 1/4/2011 3:25 PM, Louis Erlanger wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm pretty sure that only applies if you\r station posts podcasts, because
>> the podcasts can in essence be considered an album of material by that
>> artist.  I never heard of this being an issue for straight broadcasts.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Barton" <seekandlisten at gmail.com
>> >
>> To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 3:18 PM
>> Subject: [JPL] A DMCA question...
>>
>>
>>
>>> As I recall, I've asked this question on the list before, but never
>>> received
>>> much feedback.
>>>
>>> Recently there have been a number of playlists posted that feature an
>>> artist
>>> in-depth; in one case the entire show was dedicated to that one artist.
>>> How
>>> is it possible to do this these days?  I've been informed in no uncertain
>>> terms by the PD at KBCS that I can't do this, period.  For years I did an
>>> annual "Bright Moments" tribute to Rahsaan Roland Kirk featuring his
>>> music
>>> exclusively.  I've had to change the format.
>>>
>>> I'm a volunteer, not part of station management, so I'm not "in tune"
>>> with
>>> all of the technical/legal stuff involved.  If a station does not stream
>>> to
>>> the web and is broadcast only does this make a difference?  How is WKCR
>>> able
>>> to continue to do their "marathons" of everything an artist has recorded?
>>> Is it political connections?  Or "deep pockets" and being able to risk a
>>> fine?
>>>
>>> Thanks, and Happy New Year to everyone here.
>>>
>>> Bill Barton
>>> host/producer - Bright Moments - KBCS Bellevue-Seattle 91.3 FM
>>> co-host - Flotation Device - KBCS
>>>
>>>
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