Re: [podcasters] Podcast archives and redistribution
- On 12/1/05, perryc <perryc@...> wrote:
>Absolutely. In fact this is pretty much the goal that Creative
> If also occured to me that peer to peer networks (gnutella etc) would be a great medium to
> make archive material available without requiring additional storage or bandwidth for the
> creators. I know bittorrent distribution has been discussed voluminously on this group but
> what about other direct sharing of the actual mp3 files? If one were to make available his
> or her archives, what is the concensus? Does this "work" with the creative commons
> license if it is a non-commercial redistribution?
Commons was designed to enable.
As another, possible easier alternative, have you considered http://archive.org?
> Ideally, one would seek permission fromUnless it's a podcast produced by the RIAA, or has an RIAA license to
> the podcaster prior to doing this but often times this may be problematic. I would imagine
> that Podshow, for instance, would have a problem with this. And we know the RIAA would
> be against it on principal--but they are against anything they can't make money on--so
> let's leave them out of the equation for now.
play and distribute music under specific terms, I don't see how they
have a stake in this question. If a podcaster owns all the rights to
his own content, he can give you the right to archive and upload if he
wishes. This, again, is what the CC license is for.
> Purportedly, there is someone who has tried to archive the entire podosphere. The last IAt the moment I imagine this would require a commercial-grade
> read about this was prior to itunes/odeo/yahoo distribution. Does anyone know where this
> currently stands?
infrastructure and lots of very clever information management. The
Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org) could handle it, and in fact
many podcasters do use it for archiving, but I doubt anyone's doing it
Steve Eley (sfeley@...)
ESCAPE POD - The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine