[icecast] Webcasting Rates

Marcin Tustin mt500 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Feb 21 19:26:43 UTC 2002

On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Jack Moffitt wrote:

> > Anyone (Jack?) see the story on /. yesterday about the webcasting rates?
> > Won't that kill all Internet radio under a huge burden of cost?
> Are you saying it wasn't already dying? :)
> Those are set in stone, but similar rates and terms probably soon will
> be.  Remember, they are retroactive to 1998 or so.
> Someone was saying the big broadcasters (Spinner/NetRadio/Live365) owe
> on the order of $225,000/mo retroactively.  Heh :)  I haven't run the
> numbers but I don't think anyone but aol really has that kind of money
> :)

        How can anyone make retroactive charging stick?

Have you stopped beating your wife yet?

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