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December 23rd, 2014
06:41 PM ET

Musicians threaten to sue YouTube for $1B

A music group representing 40 artists is threatening YouTube with a $1B lawsuit over performance rights. CNN's Brooke Baldwin talks to a singer from the band "Cracker" about the possible lawsuit.

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  1. VarietySkin

    Reblogged this on varietyskin.

    December 23, 2014 at 11:16 pm |
  2. marisa

    PuLL their music off YouTube...let's see how many CD's they sell without it

    December 24, 2014 at 10:35 am |
  3. Berdj Rassam

    It'll be interesting to see how this case turns out.

    December 25, 2014 at 12:29 am |
  4. Ben Rassam

    There is a lot of money that is lost by musicians (and other entertainers) over the internet. It will be interesting to see what if anything of substance comes from this threat to sue.

    January 14, 2015 at 1:33 am |
  5. Erizvi

    Wow, looks like Jay Z just admitted to plagiarising today. Apparently, he copied a Swiss Jazz musician's melody, and agreed to pay him royalties. I wonder if this case has anything to do with it...maybe he was scared to go to court. This is the only site I could find with more info. http://www.nobofeed.com/stories/rapper-rips-off-swiss-jazz-musician/

    March 13, 2015 at 12:51 am |
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    I like for Farrell he's just doing what any of us would do, it will be interesting to see how it all ends .

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