March 18, 2011

Upset YouTube Users Strike Back at Music Biz

BsustAllMajorLabels.png Employees of Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal Music arenít welcome here: Thatís the message an increasing number of German bloggers and website owners are conveying online these days through a new project called Bust All Major Labels. GigaOM reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe project is a reaction to the fact that rights holders have blocked hundreds of YouTube music videos in Germany, and it uses a kind of eye-for-an-eye approach to get its point across: Website owners add a few lines of JavaScript code to their site to actively block visitors with IP addresses owned by major labels.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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