StoutFiles - 5:35 pm on May 17, 2010 (gmt 0)
Wow, you just admitted to being what you complain about. You steal music from Youtube? That isn't cool man.
"Just admitted?" I've never hid that fact. As long as YouTube continues to make their content free for everyone to take, then of course I will, and so will many others. According to your past stance, it's the artists fault for not logging into YouTube everyday and checking to see if their music is there, right?
I've never complained about the people who take, I complain about the people who give. Either the uploader of the file or Google should be held responsible for the uploaded content that isn't their own.
In the case of Susan Boyle you only know who she is because of Youtube.
I've never listened to her on YouTube; I know who she is because I don't live under a rock. If I wanted her music though then YouTube would give it to me for free. Thanks YouTube, the greatest free music service there is!
You would be wrong. There a tons of extremely popular, well paid and played musicians as well as record companies on Youtube who post their videos and receive revenue from it.
And there are tons of musicians who don't want their music on YouTube. I feel bad for these musicians, I hope they continue to sue Google. If the others want to give away their music though, thanks!
To those of you who use YouTube as a way of pirating film and music... I say shame on you.
And I say YouTube should fix their current model. They basically say "Here's a file. We don't care what the file is, as long as it makes us money. Do what you want with it. You don't have to download any software or create a profile, just take it."
Just had a great idea. Link me to your site sometime and then I'll have a "user" upload your site's content to mine! Then when you realize it, you can contact me and I'll have your content removed in 24-48 hours. Then, someday another "user" will come along and re-upload it. We can play this game forever! Oh, naturally I'll be keeping the money I made off your content. So glad you're cool with this business model!