Originally Posted by jonescrusher
No, because there has to be a consideration of intent - playing the music inside a private vehicle would be deemed private use. A myspace page would be deemed public and placing the track on that page is an intentional act. Shops, barbers, taxis are all commercial premises, and so a licence should reasonably be required. Fair enough, if you earn money from what you do on those premises, why should you be allowed to enhance your environment with the creative works of otherw wothout paying?
i didn't exactly made myself clear on the matter of barbers and taxis... they were supposed to pay not for playing bought cd's, but RADIO. do you consider this fair?