ASCAP attacking blogs for embedding YouTube videos

real cool, ASCAP. real. cool.

read about it on gawker.com

this doesn’t make sense to me, because, from what i understand, if the owner of a music video doesn’t want it on youtube, they can get it pulled. maybe i’m confused, but regardless… is it really the blogs that ASCAP should be going after? seems to me that their whole battle should be waged against YouTube. if YouTube didn’t host the videos, bloggers couldn’t share them. right? and, ultimately, WHAT THE FUCK DOES IT MATTER?! it’s even less serious than the AWFUL crime of downloading a song from a file sharing site or whatever. get bent.

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scott

3 responses to “ASCAP attacking blogs for embedding YouTube videos

  1. you got to be fist-fucking me…

  2. this is what is ruining the music industry. Greedy assholes at ASScap desperate for money.

  3. Imagine if the film industry actually gave a shit about all the movies that are on YouTube or if the video game industry cared about the thousands of gameplay vids. The world would end!

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