by Mike Masnick of Techdirt.com Last summer, there was some kerfuffle about YouTube allegedly threatening to kick musicians off of YouTube if they didn't agree to license their music to the subscription service it was building. At the time, we wrote about how this was overblown. As we noted, anyone could still post whatever videos they wanted to YouTube, it was just a question of whether or not you would be in YouTube's partner program, which would allow the artists to use ContentID to monetize other people's videos and a few other features as well. After I wrote that, musician...

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