5 Replies Latest reply: Aug 24, 2010 9:18 AM by Roger Wilmut1
frankyboy.co.uk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
Hi all, please help.
Last week I have noticed that the iTunes store doesn't list my podcast anymore.
I have talked to the iTunes people via e-mail but its been useless!
PLease would you know why??? not its not a bad/dirty podcast. I have noticed other podcast like mine and they all still up and running. I have 9.000 subscribers to my podcast and iTunes its making this situation really bad for me!! please help..no do not send me to the Q/A of apple ..you never get the thing you need..

I really think iTunes has messed up with my podcast nad now i v to pay the consequences !!

here my podcast well up on podbean
http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=35160

PowerBook G4, Mac OS X (10.4.9)
  • Roger Wilmut1 Level 9 Level 9 (69,605 points)
    Please always post the feed URL when you have a question. After doing some detective work I managed to trace yours:
    http://deadfishaudio.podbean.com/feed/

    There appears to be nothing technically wrong with the feed. However, the content of the episodes is 'mixes' and I would hazard a guess that the most likely explanation for your podcast's removal is that the iTunes Store is concerned that you are including copyright material for which you don't have either written permission from the copyright owner or a valid podcast licence from a recognized authority.
  • Tdoggnyc11 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Hi Frank. The exact same thing just happened to me yesterday. After having been up on iTunes for a year now, posting new podcasts almost monthly, I received an email from iTunes last night stating that my podcasts were no longer being included in the iTunes podcast directory. I was wondering if you had any resolution to your problem?
  • Roger Wilmut1 Level 9 Level 9 (69,605 points)
    Do you feel like posting your feed URL?
  • frankyboy.co.uk Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    Still have the same problem here! i tunes did not communicate anything.

    I may have to change my url and then re-post it.

    About the copyright issue . There are millions of podcast that they actually do the same thing, and they still up and running. So why We have been deleted??
  • Roger Wilmut1 Level 9 Level 9 (69,605 points)
    About the copyright issue . There are millions of podcast that they actually do the same thing, and they still up and running. So why We have been deleted??


    No one on here can tell you exactly why the people running the iTunes Store do anything. What I suggested is a possibility, but I can't say that it's certainly the problem. However, the fact that a lot of other podcasts also include uncleared copyright material doesn't really come into it - it may be that you were unfortunate enough to be noticed and they haven't been. The fact is that if you - or anyone else - are using copyrighted material without getting proper clearance then you are breaching copyright (not that I care, but the owners might): this is one of the reasons iTunes lists for removing podcasts, so it may or may not be the problem.