Podcasters could face rights restrictions

  • From: "Vince Thacker" <vince@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 02:41:52 +0100

Podcasters will be horrified by a possible treaty with the World Intellectual 
Property Organisation (WIPO) that could affect your rights to your own material.

More details at these URLs......
BoingBoing: WIPO meets to screw up podcasting


European Podcasters Team Up To Lobby WIPO


WIPO Puts Podcasting Back In Firing Line

There is a European meeting on this going on in Barcelona this week. A 
spokesperson told BBC Five Live that no decisions on this would be made until 
this coming September. The problem seems to be that podcasting is being equated 
with conventional radio, which seems wrong on so many levels.


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