[icecast] Legality Issue & Relaying

Dan Stowell danstowell at gmail.com
Sun May 8 03:35:28 PDT 2005

On 07/05/05, Leo Currie <leo.currie at strath.ac.uk> wrote:
> Michael Hobbs wrote:
> > Legality:
> > Further to the last couple of posts regarding legality issue. I notice
> > that the PRC do their licence cost on a percentage of your revenue,
> > seeing as I plan to host no adverts or indeed any commercial aspect I
> > hope to get a licence without actually paying anything. (I've sent
> > them an inoccous email so we'll see what they say)
> Do you mean PRS? I suspect there is a minimum fee - it'd be unlikely to
> get anything for free from these people.

Michael - I'd be grateful if you'd report back if you hear anything from them...

> > Relaying:
> > Unless you get a business connection in the UK standard upload is
> > generally 256Kbps regardless of your download rate (hence the
> (although better rates are on the way... http://www.ukonline.net/8000/ )

That company blocks outgoing port 80 (and others), because they don't
want you running a web server. Presumably they won't be too keen on
people running streaming servers either...


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