Podcasting Law

EFF Wants Your Help To Beat The Bogus Podcasting Patent

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Law

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants your help to beat a recently approved patent on podcasting that many feel is bogus.

“I’m certainly not a lawyer or an expert in patent law,” said podcast pioneer Dave Winer upon hearing of Volomedia’s patent announcement, “but it seems the work Adam Curry and I did in creating the format and protocol for podcasting, in 2001, may have inspired their ‘invention’. It certainly predates it.”



TweetPhoto & Their Lawyers Discover A New Way To Look Ignorant On The Internet

Nov 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Podcasting Law


VoloMedia Awarded U.S. Patent On Podcasting

Jul 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Featured Story, General, Podcasting, Podcasting Law

VoloMedia, a provider of advertising and reporting solutions for portable media, has announced that it was awarded U.S. Patent 7,568,213, titled Method for Providing Episodic Media. VoloMedia says it expects companies creating products relating to podcasting and media synchronization to enter into partnerships with VoloMedia.

20+ comments later, readers are still talking about it.

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Colette Vogele Interview: Legal Info For Podcasters and New Media Creators

Apr 7th, 2009 | By | Category: New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Podcasting Law


Apple Says iPhone Jailbreaking is Illegal

Feb 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, iPhone, Podcasting Law


YouTube Brings Back Silent Movies

Jan 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcasting Law


Free Beatles Podcast Says Hello, Goodbye; The Suits Say “You Can’t Do That!”

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Featured Story, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Law

Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation’s free podcast of all of the Beatles’ music played Hello, Goodbye as it was introduced and then quickly yanked because of licensing agreements.



UKPA Chair Concludes Term, Looks Back

Dec 1st, 2008 | By | Category: General, New Media Organizations, Podcasting, Podcasting Law


Creative Commons On Twitter

Nov 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law


Wedding Podcasts In Battle To The Death

Oct 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Law