On June 16, 2005, SBY gave permission for shows to be hosted at the Archive:
Subject: Re: OK to share School Bus Yellow live fan tapes through archive.org?
>Shall I go ahead and activate [this section] for general band and/or fan uploads of live shows? We'd need a go-ahead from you in order to proceed.
Jeremy Dunham replied yes, and specified:
You can allow free trading / taping and still retain intellectual property rights of both the recording and composition by using a policy such as:
No commercial gain may be sought by websites offering digital files of our music, whether through advertising, exploiting databases compiled from their traffic, or any other means.
All participants in such digital exchange acknowledge and respect the copyrights of the performers, writers and publishers of the music. This notice should be clearly posted on all sites engaged in this activity. We reserve the ability to withdraw our sanction of non-commercial digital music should circumstances arise that compromise our ability to protect and steward the integrity of our work.