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Warner Pulls Music Vids from YouTube; More to Come?


Negotiations have broken down, and Warner Music is pulling videos featuring its music from YouTube — including both its own content and, it would seem, original videos by members using their music. Online services have been pushing back against RIAA members, so it looks like the music industry is starting to get heavy with them. Just last month we noticed an influx of professional TV and movie content onto YouTube, but if (what we used to call) the record companies go on YouStrike, maybe more panic-stricken media peddlers will sue for better terms and follow suit. Thank God for citizen videographers who are unbeholden to any stinking conglomerate. Here’s a video of a guy shoving pencils up his ass.


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