August 11, 2020 · By James Cridland ·
Jonathan Mendonsa had a show removed last week from Anchor. “We found evidence of potentially infringing content in your podcast,” said a vague email from “Team Anchor”, and “as a result, it has been taken down”.
That wasn’t all. Jonathan’s Anchor account had, in fact, been completely deleted.
“Per our terms of service, we take action on potentially infringing podcasts to protect legal entities and our users from formal copyright claims,” the email continued, adding “if you have any further questions about the legality of content in your podcast, we suggest reaching out to a legal specialist directly”.
Jonathan was confused. He’s no stranger to podcasting; using Libsyn to host shows that get between 1 to 2 million listens per month, he told Podnews.
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