It’s not really surprising at all: today Beyonce’s official YouTube channel is blocked in the US due to a copyright infringement issue with her own record label, Sony. Below a banner that reads “Congratulations for winning six Grammy Awards” – presumably from Sony, the video for “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” has been replaced by this notice: “This video contains content from Sony Music Entertainment, who has blocked it in your country on copyright grounds.”
Saturday, March 27, 2010
The Insanity of Copyright
Posted by Nick
Corporate copyright, that is. It is giant, multinational capitalist corporations who (well, they are "persons" aren't they?) primarily benefit from the insane extended-to-eternity intellectual "property" laws, not consumers or even artists.
Of Course! Beyonce's Record Company Puts a Ring On Her YouTube Channel
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