R&B Singer Forced To Pay Million Dollar Reward After Posting YouTube Video

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Next time you think about offering someone $1 million for any reason, even in jest, consider the cautionary tale of R&B singer Ryan Leslie. You see, after his laptop containing several unreleased songs was stolen in Germany, Leslie hopped on YouTube to offer a $20,000 reward to anyone who could return it. Later, perhaps feeling […]

‘Call Me Maybe’ Maybe Stolen — Did Carly Rae Jepsen Flag YouTube Vid As ‘Inappropriate’?

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So I’d made it this far into my life without ever watching the official Carly Rae Jepsen video for “Call Me Maybe,” but thanks to one scandal involving the teen singer and a Ukrainian skank-looking older woman warbling about banging Santa (I guess?), that record ended today. Surprisingly, I enjoyed the Jepsen video — it […]

Google Attacks YouTube Freeloaders

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In the annals of Internet freeloading, June 19, 2012 is a date which will live in infamy. Before that date, YouTube-MP3.org, which allows users to extract MP3 audio from YouTube videos and download them, has been a godsend for the cheap and the demanding. The website allowed users to not only download the latest Brian […]

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