Re: [linux-audio-user] streaming web audio problems

From: anahata <anahata@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Jun 30 2005 - 11:19:14 EEST

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 07:56:44PM -0500, e. j. branagan - the MUSE wrote:
> anahata wrote:
> > the music should play without the user
> > being able to download or rewind it
> >
> They are fighting an impossible to win battle.

Oh, I know there are ways round it, but the general idea is that the
software invoked while viewing the web page doesn't have user controls
to invite you to download or rewind the sound. It's all about the legal
difference between a download and a broadcast. The BBC's "Listen Again"
service is the same - of course there are ways of recording it and
keeping it, but the user has to do something very deliberate to achieve
that, like install extra software.

What about the website problem? (I'm beginning to think it's a Mozilla

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