I sent the below query direct to Apple but was fobbed off to a Support section, which is where I sent the email from in the first place. Can anybody on this forum give me an explanation/help. Cheers Recently I purchased iLife 06 and joined .Mac with the express intention of creating a website plus a podcast via Garage Band. The creative part went okay, great software, and I uploaded the website successfully to .Mac. But when I tried to upload my Podcast to ITunes, I failed to do so as I did not have an account for the iTunes store. As I use a Hong Kong credit card, with which I successfully joined .Mac, I cannot sign on to iTunes. It seems strange that I have to join iTunes - which I cannot given the credit card situation - to upload a Podcast. As you know Podcasts are freely available to non-members of iTunes and as there is no cost involved in uploading a Podcast, I do not see the reasoning behind enforcing a members only policy. Can you explain and, if possible, suggest a solution.