[icecast-dev] Stream metadata settings

Mr. Stauf stauf at freshcheese.net
Sun Nov 30 14:38:41 PST 2003

Actually, Sorry guys, I just want to say the below paragraph is misrepresenting.
You can stream music without "paying the piper" without being in copyright
hell.  And as a long time icecast user/admin/client/server/whatever, that
below paragraph just makes me really sad to see on this list.
...I'll lurk now.
> When people run icecast without registering their server and paying the 
> piper, they're actually committing a copyright infringement when they 
> stream music.
> We have registered our server and that actually makes all meterial played 
> through it legal. Even if the .mp3 base material was downloaded from a 
> filesharing system to start with, it would be illegal to listen to it 
> privately, but legal to broadcast - a confusing situation. But, we've been 
> limited to broadcast no more than 12 hours per day and are required to 
> enforce that by technical means. This is the real-world need for the time 
> limit.
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