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No more Warner Music on YouTube?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Grisu, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Grisu

    Grisu Draghetto Retired Moderator

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    http://uk.reuters.com/article/industryNews/idUKTRE4BJ1EY20081220


    well, that's just too bad :( Do you think the other major labels will follow? Or is it just Warner? Will this be the death of the Youtube Music Thread?
     
  2. Zelig

    Zelig Beep Boop

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    Well, I better go buy some albums by Warner now, since I can't watch the videos on youtube.
     
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    This is terrible, no wonder i cannot find the video for Nothing else matters anymore :(
     
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    Grisu Draghetto Retired Moderator

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    Indeed, better get down to the record store asap ;)
     
  5. Dr.Mindbender

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    what musical group or artists under the banner of the Warner Music label? Just curious.
     
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    Well Youtube hasn't concede to their demands yet, or maybe never will. I can still watch Black Sabbath, T.I., Van Halen, and other bands.
     
  7. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    Atlantic, Warner and Rhino are the major labels IIRC.
     
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    No kidding sherlock. Actually Warner Music is just a subsidary of Time Warner.
     
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    Yeah, that is where i got the info. But I still see them on Youtube.
     
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    Crap, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are on the list.

    I hope they don't comply.
     
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    Well if that is so, meaning if they do assent to the pressure from the evil corp of the Music industry such as Warner, then all it will do is create more Youtube like websites where many people will flee to. Chopping the heads of the hydra will only create new heads to take its place, no?
     
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    Lots of artists are signed to them. Here's the well-known ones:

    AC/DC
    Avenged Sevenfold
    The B-52's
    Black Sabbath
    Chicago
    Disturbed
    Dream Theater
    The Eagles
    Fleetwood Mac
    Green Day
    Paris Hilton (Like anyone will miss her...)
    Jimi Hendrix
    Led Zeppelin
    Linkin Park
    Lost Prophets
    Metallica
    Motley Crue
    Megadeth
    Nickelback
    Panic at the Disco
    Radiohead
    The Ramones
    Red Hot Chili Peppers
    R.E.M.
    Sex Pistols
    Frank Sinatra
    They Might Be Giants
    Trapt
    Van Halen
     
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    Well I don't think they will do what the music industry tells them to do. It will kill the website, and that right there is something of a situation that Youtube will find it impossible to do.

    This is a another . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . attempt to destabilize net neutrality by the corporations. Ha ha.
     
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    Streaming videos to millions of people isn't exactly something some guy can run on his garage server...If the music industry seriously starts fighting against such video portals, it will be very hard for anybody to keep one such running...

    But then, so far it's only Warner...maybe the rest might just use this to get better terms off Youtube...and in time maybe even Warner will be back on the boat. Personally, I think it's a bit of a bluff by Warner. After all, these vids, apart from generating revenue, are also some kind of free promotion. In the end Youtube will probably just offer them 'better' terms.
     
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    A bluff. I did think of that. I wonder what are these "better" terms? Probably more advertising priviledges.
     
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    Well, a lot of those artists music videos are missing now. I can't find many of the music videos of AC/DC, Avenged Sevenfold, Black Sabbath, Green Day, Led Zeppelin, Linkin Park, Metallica, Nickelback, Panic at the Disco, The Ramones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., They Might Be Giants, and Trapt, and I'm sure they're not the only ones. Warner has destroyed YouTube. :(
     
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    So just use Google to search for the videos.
     
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    And wait, it gets better. More searching has revealed they aren't just taking down the music videos, they're taking down the album versions of the songs. The live versions can still be found, but music videos made by fans (AMV's, Halo Music Videos, RSMV's, etc.), for at least some of the songs, have had the audio changed or deleted.
     
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    You have to look at the bright side though, no more Basshunter on youtube.
     

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