[JPL] A DMCA question...

Louis Erlanger louisx at myfairpoint.net
Tue Jan 4 18:06:38 EST 2011


That's a useless comment...Please be kind enough to share with us all the 
main bullet points of the DMCA act as they apply to radio,  since there 
seems to be confusion and you have presented yourself as well educated in 
the subject.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "TomtheJazzman" <tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [JPL] A DMCA question...


>
> You are so wrong.  ALOHA  Tom
>
> On 1/4/2011 4:25 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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