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EMI being taken over by Universal. :

 1 Tam H 70, Fri, 21st Sep '12 10:14:52 AM from 合計虐殺 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
War ALWAYS changes. Man does not.
Anyone else think that the European and American regulators decision to allow this takeover is going to be a disaster for fans of music in general? Even with Chrysalis and Parlophone getting kicked out of the door to appease the regulators, most of the music you probably like is going to come under one roof for the first time.

 2 0dd 1, Sat, 22nd Sep '12 1:07:30 PM from Nowhere Land
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Man, YouTube is really gonna suck now.

I seem to be having flashbacks at the moment to a Rap Critic video in which he eventually stops attributing the copyrights of the songs he's using because literally every single one is owned by Universal. I can't believe such a monopoly is even legal.
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 3 Demon Shark Kisame, Mon, 24th Sep '12 9:48:02 PM from some shack in North Carolina
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Wow, when they named themselves Universal, they weren't kidding, were they? wink

In all seriousness though, this makes it the Big Three labels now. Reeeeeaallly wondering how that's allowed.
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With so many sub labels it's hard to keep track of which Band is signed to which label. Still I'm guessing that the statement in the OP is a bit of hyperbole.

 5 Mr Mallard, Thu, 27th Sep '12 5:43:55 AM from Australia, mate Relationship Status: A teenager in love
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Ehh, EMI sucked anyway.
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 6 Tam H 70, Thu, 27th Sep '12 10:18:37 PM from 合計虐殺 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
War ALWAYS changes. Man does not.
Hyperbole? Me? Never.

http://www.channel4.com/news/universal-cleared-to-take-over-beatles-label-emi

Universal owns the Beatles back catalogue now. Wanna bet how high the pile of special edition dvd/blu ray/cds will be now? Also Katy Perry, Robbie Williams and the Beach Boys.

http://www.electronista.com/articles/12/09/21/european.commission.approves.universal.emi.deal.but.requires.concessions/ goes into detail about regulatory approval in Japan. Now all J-Pop will belong to them.

 7 0dd 1, Thu, 27th Sep '12 11:13:56 PM from Nowhere Land
Just awesome like that
Crap, I'd completely forgotten that that was The Beatles' label.

...There is no hope left in the world. *downs cyanide pills*
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The Beatles are going to be in the public domain soon in the UK? I wish the US had sane copyright terms like that!

 9 0dd 1, Fri, 28th Sep '12 10:53:50 AM from Nowhere Land
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[up]No, only their recordings that have copyrights as old as "Love Me Do". And, as stated in the article, "That said, the law may change, however." And believe me, they're going to lobby hard for it to change, and they'll succeed, if past experience has taught me anything.
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