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Universal Music Hijacks YouTube Videos of Indie Artist

Universal Music Group has hijacked several YouTube videos of Bjørn Lynne, an independent musician from Norway. The world’s largest music corporation is now running advertisements on videos of music tracks Lynne created, and is refusing to correct the mistake. […] Apparently UMG has the rights to an audiobook that uses Lynne’s music track “Kingdom of the Persians” as background music. […] However, UMG have entered the audiobook in YouTube’s Content-ID system, and as a result they’ve hijacked the ads on the original video. Making matters even worse, UMG also rejected Lynne’s appeal through YouTube after he explained the situation. – Ernesto, TorrentFreak 
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