10 Music Download Legal Points

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8. It is difficult to give a definitive decision onrepparttar interpretation copyright law itself.

9. The legal tactics ofrepparttar 139698 U.S. recording industry, which have been suing individuals for sharing music on-line. The entire music industry has changed dramatically. Since file sharing began, there has been an increase inrepparttar 139699 popularity of DVDs and video games that have put recording sales revenue in a slump.

10. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) desiresrepparttar 139700 industry be compensated for losses due to copying, but what decision would make it a flat-out victory. Canrepparttar 139701 recording industry prove that its bottom line was really affected by file-sharing. Inrepparttar 139702 U.S.repparttar 139703 RIAA can sue for statutory damages of $750 per song on a file-sharer's hard drive. But look dramatic price cuts by "big box" retailers. Once selling music files for charging 99 cents a song wasrepparttar 139704 norm, now look at Yahoo who now offers $60 a year for all you can eat program. How canrepparttar 139705 RIAA or CRIA claim such high damages?

Downloading music has been around only a few years and is still evolving. A good road map is needed for what we have to do inrepparttar 139706 future inrepparttar 139707 area of copyright onrepparttar 139708 Internet. It doesn't mean copyright law does not protect "content". For sure, whatever rulings are arrived at, will have long-term effects for us all.

is dedicated to offering news, articles, and instruction on online music downloads. You have a definite choice of music sources online. Visit http://www.anymusicdownlo ad.com for more information.

Podcasting Tools

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Podcast Icons - Pixagogo provides a collection of podcast icons from various sources. http://www.pixagogo.com/5111825842

5.) Podcasting Blogs - Stay informed aboutrepparttar latest podcasting industry news by monitoring podcast blogs. Daily posts bring readers current news, industry announcements and general podcasting information.

Podcasting Blog - Daily Podcasting Blog and news related to podcasting, RSS, podcast news and aggregation http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog.htm or accessrepparttar 139658 podcasting blog feed at http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog-feed.xml

Podcasting Avenue - Blog containing items related to podcasting. http://podcasters.blogspot.com

6.) Podcast Bandwith Hosting - Audio files can take up a fair amount of storage space and depending on a podcast's popularity, can be expensive to host. Bandwith hosting companies that focus onrepparttar 139659 podcast understandrepparttar 139660 needs that are unique to podcasters.

Libsyn - Libsyn is designed for podcasters. They do not require any long-term contracts and there are no surprise over-usage charges. They provide a pay-as-you-go service on stable, secure servers. Every month, media files are archived and hosting space is refreshed. http://www.libsyn.com/

7.) Audio Tools for Podcasting - Managing audio files can be tricky. Software tools allow for audio files to be manipulated, converted and edited, providing a higher quality yet smaller audio file.

Replay Radio - Now you can record hundreds of radio broadcasts from all overrepparttar 139661 world, listen whenever you want on your PC, CD Player or MP3 player, and even skip overrepparttar 139662 fluff. It's easy with Replay Radio! http://www.replay-radio.com

Audio Conversion Wizard - Helps you to convert audio files of supported audio format from one format to another with all possible settings, using easy, step-by-step interface. MP3, WMA 8 (Windows Media Audio), OGG Vorbis and WAV PCM formats are supported, with ID3v2 copying and creation. http://www.litexmedia.com/audio_wizard/

Helium Music Manager - Allows you to seamlessly handlerepparttar 139663 different file formats and lets you work and edit music formats. Quickly tag and organize your entire music collection. http://www.helium2.com/eng/index.php

8.) Podcasting Forums - Forums can be a useful for anyone doing business online, both in terms of readingrepparttar 139664 content and actively participating inrepparttar 139665 discussions. If you want to learn more about podcasting, consider participating inrepparttar 139666 following online podcasting communities:

Podcast Alley - http://www.podcastalley.com/phpBB2/index.php

Podcasting News - http://www.podcastingnews.com/forum/

Podstrigs - http://podcastrigs.net/forum/

9.) Submit Podcast Feeds - As more and more people get involved withrepparttar 139667 Internet and as more Web sites, blogs, news services and other online resources continue to grow in number and variety it becomes increasingly important to maintain high visibility and exposure forrepparttar 139668 content being generated by closely followingrepparttar 139669 major distribution media. As a rapidly increasing number of content sources, new and old, migrate or add RSS as a key distribution channel, and as more people utilize RSS newsreaders and aggregators to keep themselves informed,repparttar 139670 ability to maintain high exposure and visibility is gradually shifted from complete attention to major search engines and content optimization techniques to an increasing awareness of RSS feed directories and search tools.

Podcasting Tools - Submit podcasts torepparttar 139671 large list of Podcast directories and expedite your podcast syndication. http://www.podcasting-tools.com/submit-podcasts.htm

Using podcasting tools broadcasters, publishers and webmasters can increase their audience and reach.

About the Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for NotePage http://www.notepage.net a wireless text messaging software company.

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