Re: [podcasters] iTunes Update
- I read your saga yesterday, George. You are very patient.
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> After two months of going back and forth with the iTunes directory
> robot, I finally got a real answer from them. They said that they
> rejected me apparently because they thought that I was playing
> copyrighted music. This is despite the fact that each tag is labeled
> podsafe, and the description and summary state podsafe. They need to
> have me "prove" that I have permission to play copyrighted music.
> I wrote back to them that 100% of the music I have played since day #1
> has come as the result of obtaining permission from either the artist
> or their manager, and that I have a trail of emails to that effect
> from every single artist ever played (as well as those scheduled for
> the next ten shows). I sent examples of permissions given, and
> offered to provide them with every email I have received giving me
> permission for every show.
> They wrote back stating "We have escalated your report to iTunes Music
> Store engineering ..." amazingly using the exact same words used in
> their email to me on Sep 20, 2005 (incredible consistency).
> Just thought you'd like to know ... the saga continues. <g>
> Cheers -