I record daytime sport talk shows, and save them to wav. files so that I can play them back at night when I'm at work. Can I share those files to members who join my Sport Stats for Junkies website. The subscription fee to become an inside member of my website is .99 cents per month, and that subscription fee would allow members access to a password XXXXX area of my website where I store my sport talk show wav. files.
Thank you for the post, I am happy to assist you by answering your questions. Regrettably not, from your description you would be charging a nominal fee to rebroadcast shows without the consent of the copyright holder, and therefore infringing on the copyright holder's intellectual property rights. In order to carry out the site, you need the consent of the entity holding the broadcast rights for the shows. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions.
The reason I would like to share these files is because I have developed a program that automatically edits out the ads via voice recognition and live vs. prerecorded spots. Can I charge, my website members, a fee for the software for them to record their own programs?
Yes, you can for the software to enable them to record their own programs. But you cannot make the programs available to them, as this would be the unauthorized rebroadcast of copyrighted material without the copyright holder's consent.
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