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Prince declares the Internet ‘dead’

July 7, 2010

Prince sees big things ahead for daily newspapers...Either that or Prince is still pissed about that baby on YouTube dancing to his barely audible "Let's Go Crazy." YouTube yanked the video in 2007 after receiving a takedown notice from Universal Music Publishing Group, reportedly at the artist’s behest.

The kid’s mom turned to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the digital advocacy group called "Shenanigans!" over Universal’s misuse of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Now that groundbreaking video is back on YouTube, where it cleared the way for all the "Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)" babies of today.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
MSNBC.com
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