Here’s the issue, if you create an audiocast, is it considered a public performance or a reproduction? Should stakeholders get paid twice? ASCAP seems to think so. Link (via)

ASCAP and BMI claim that a download or even its “transmission” to a consumer – even if the media file is never opened and made audible or visually perceptible to the recipient – is a “public performance” that justifies an additional license and royalty.