The whole copyright debate is a mad one for the UK. One moment we can't make personal backup copies of our CDs and DVDs, then the next moment it becomes something we can do and then recently that has been once again changed. And it's not just the whole copying/ripping music that's involved - it also applies to computer backups.
The UK Intellectual Property Office ("IPO") has said "It is now unlawful to make private copies of copyright works you own, without permission from the copyright holder", so if you buy a... [read more]
I've just been sitting and thinking and I believe I may actually be able to have Sound Upload running the same as how it used it, with the allowing of uploading and downloading of non-commercial audio files.
Must get pen-to-paper and work out some figures...
Well I completed a project in just over 3 hours yesterday from scratch, which is called Sound Upload. This site allows you to upload your audio files and then link to them directly from your website or give people the link to download it. All the downloads are counted so you can see how many people have seen it.
The service is free and all ran by me (on my own!). So head over there and get distributing your own music.
It's December 2nd and I notice this email from MSN in my inbox.
'I wonder what this is?' I ask myself... well I click it and read it...
I've what? Won an MP3 player AND free music downloads?? Ok then, I've never won anything before, so anyways I enter my contact details and send the message back.
Today (7th) I receive an email back saying this...
So I head over to MSN Music and enter the contact details I was given... and there's me thinking 'Oh yeah, they're only gonna give me about... [read more]