[icecast] Legal issues

Ralph Giles giles at xiph.org
Wed Apr 21 14:39:52 PDT 2004



On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 04:25:17PM -0500, Bryan Payne wrote:

>       Note: No license is needed for private, non-commercial activities
> (e.g., home-entertainment, receiving broadcasts and creating a personal
> music library), not generating revenue or other consideration of any kind or
> for entities with an annual gross revenue less than US$ 100 000.00.

Most clubs are over this limit, unless you want to argue they mean 
'value of the advertising' instead of 'gross revenue'. As always in the 
US legal system, you're supposed to evaluate your risk with professional 
help and proceed as seems best.

These rates may also change from time to time, of course.

 -r
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