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Re: SplashCast -- Letter to Podcasting/Vlogging Communities

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  • ahwfour_1027
    Working on it right now! Alex Williams SplashCast
    Message 1 of 21 , May 2, 2007
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      Working on it right now!

      Alex Williams
      SplashCast


      --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Steve Garfield <steve@...> wrote:
      >
      > I stilll have NO IDEA how splashcast videos provide links back...
      >
      > "B) how we provide link backs to podcast owners (we do this for
      > video, but not yet audio), and"
      >
      > no idea.
      >
      >
      > On May 1, 2007, at 11:30 PM, ahwfour_1027 wrote:
      >
      > > Mike Berkley posted more explanation about what we are doing over at
      > > the SplashCast blog:
      > > http://splashcastmedia.com/addressing-feedback-on-mypodcastnetwork
      > >
      > > Thanks. Alex.
      > >
      > > Alex Williams
      > > SplashCast
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "David Howell" <taoofdavid@>
      > > wrote:
      > >>
      > >> "SplashCast will offer the ability for podcasters/vloggers to claim
      > >> their feed."
      > >>
      > >> Oh boy. Here we go again.
      > >>
      > >> David
      > >> http://www.davidhowellstudios.com
      > >>
      > >> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "ahwfour_1027"
      > >> <ahwfour_1027@> wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>> Jay -- Thanks for the question about Creative Commons, a licensing
      > >>> structure that I believe passionately about and an important
      > >>> issue for
      > >>> SplashCast to address.
      > >>>
      > >>> In our next development phase, starting immediately, SplashCast will
      > >>> offer the ability for podcasters/vloggers to claim their feed. By
      > >>> claiming their feed, we are exploring how the producer will have the
      > >>> ability to add Creative Commons as the licensing for the work.
      > >>>
      > >>> Additionally, SplashCast is in development as a network and the
      > >>> model
      > >>> for how we sustain the service econmomically is one that we are
      > >>> discussing in the broader market. But how to sustain the business?
      > >>> This will largely depend on the channel network that grows from
      > >>> SplashCast. How that channel network develops will depend on the
      > >>> relationshps we build with media producers and how they see the
      > >>> platform as a mechanism for helping sustain their livelihood. CC
      > >>> lciensing is an important part of that equation.
      > >>>
      > >>> Again, thanks for your question.
      > >>>
      > >>> Alex Williams
      > >>> SplashCast
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>> --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, "Jay dedman" <jay.dedman@>
      > > wrote:
      > >>>>
      > >>>>> SplashCast is launching a new feature to its product this week
      > >> called
      > >>>>> MyPodcastNetwork
      > >>> <http://www.splashcastmedia.com/mypodcastnetwork> that
      > >>>>> allows the video or audio enclosures in any RSS feed to be
      > >> displayed
      > >>>>> within a SplashCast player on any web page. This will make every
      > >>> page on
      > >>>>> the web an avenue for live distribution of multiple shows,
      > >>> meaning that
      > >>>>> any web page could display the most recent episodes of any
      > > audio or
      > >>>>> video program. Additionally, the new feature allows people make
      > >> their
      > >>>>> own personal channels that they can display on their personal
      > >>> start page
      > >>>>> or aggregator of choice. The result is a new way for
      > > podcasters to
      > >>>>> distribute their shows.
      > >>>>> It is important for us that we keep an open dialogue with
      > >>> podcasters and
      > >>>>> vloggers about the features we are adding and how the service
      > >> will be
      > >>>>> improved in the future for any podcaster, be they producing
      > >> audio or
      > >>>>> video programs.
      > >>>>> We have created a Podcast FAQ
      > >>> <http://splashcastmedia.com/podcasterfaq/>
      > >>>>> , which we hope will answer the questions you may have about
      > >> how the
      > >>>>> SplashCast service will work. We have several new features that
      > >>> will be
      > >>>>> added, which are addressed in the FAQ.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> hey alex--
      > >>>>
      > >>>> a big question i dont see on your FAQ is your view of Creative
      > >> Commons.
      > >>>> how will you help your users respect these licenses that many
      > >>>> videobloggers are putting into their videos?
      > >>>>
      > >>>> If I understand Splashcast correctly...here would be my worry.
      > >>>> a user goes to your site and creates a channel.
      > >>>> they choose a bunch of videos that they didnt make.
      > >>>> This channel can then be displayed on their site as a Streaming
      > >>> video widget.
      > >>>> The user then puts advertising all over and around the videos.
      > >>>> No money, attribution, or anything is shared with the original
      > >>>> creators even if there are clear CC licenses defining the use.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> I know Magnify.net is already doing this....and seems to cut the
      > >>>> creators out of the equation.
      > >>>> how will Splashcast handle this situation, if ive described it
      > >>> correctly.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> Jay
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>> --
      > >>>> Here I am....
      > >>>> http://jaydedman.com
      > >>>>
      > >>>> Check out the latest project:
      > >>>> http://pixelodeonfest.com/
      > >>>> Webvideo festival this June!!!!
      > >>>>
      > >>>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      > --
      > Steve Garfield
      > http://SteveGarfield.com
      >
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