In their pursoot to adopt an agressive new anti-piracy policy for its digital media buys, Universal Music declares war to popular music blogs. Record company Universal Music has told Group M to unveil a list of hip hop blogs it considers pirate sites. It is a well known fact that these hip hop sites are a major contributor to the promotional strategy artists use to put their music out where people are looking for it.
Here’s the link to this list which is pretty exhaustive:
The presence of some of the sites on the list is surprising to me. YouTube? Come on now. What do you think?