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Re: [ARSCLIST] MP3 bit rates and usage factors for Web pages
Is your university a state-funded institution? Does it receive federal
tax-supported grants? Then why don't the taxpayers of Mississippi and the
larger United States have an ownership stake in what you produce and are
therefore entitled to free access? Just curious.
-- Tom Fine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marie Azile O'Connell" <marie.oconnell@xxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 8:43 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] MP3 bit rates and usage factors for Web pages
> Hi there -
> This is an issue I have struggled with for sometime, and I have conducted
> several tests at home using a programme I have called Audio Commander.
> this I have been able to record ANY audio I have come across and the
> very good as an end product. It worries me that entire interviews and/or
> clips are put onto the world wide web and are able to be recorded, used
> distributed without proper copyright restrictions.
> Afterall, these oral histories, music collections, radio broadcasts, etc
> actually belong to someone, or some institution. My instinct has been to
> a very short excerpt of audio, with text, but to keep out the 'prized'
> the audio that the person really wants. If they want it badly enough,
> they will have to get in touch with the company, University and pay for
> Marie O'Connell
> Sound Archivist/Sound Engineer/Sound Consultant
> Center for Oral History & Cultural Heritage
> University of Southern Mississippi
> Phone: 601-266-6514
> Mobile: 601-329-6911
> Quoting Mwcpc6@xxxxxxx:
> > In a message dated 11/30/2005 4:01:39 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> > ArcLists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> > (2) Do you have any restrictions about stream-only vs. download or
> > ***********
> > As a user I will plead for download. Streaming just doesn't work very
> > with slow dialup or intermittent cable connections. I finally had to
> > to
> > Total Recorder to make the BBC archive feeds listenable.
> > Of course many feel that streaming is mandatory for copyright
> > which I don't understand from a technical viewpoint since it forces me
> > make a
> > copy to listen to! On my system (XP) if you click on a downloadable
> > Media Player plays it, but a copy appears only in the Temporary Internet
> > File,
> > which most people don't know how to access anyway.
> > Mike Csontos
> > Mike Csontos