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Radiohead’s Thom Yorke compares YouTube business model to Nazi art theft


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"I certainly do not use YouTube," Yorke told La Repubblica. He explicitly called the company out for not paying artists or only paying them "small sums," even though the service runs advertisements before music videos play.

 

“They make money from the work of artists who do not get any benefit," Yorke said (according to the translation). "Service providers make money: Google, YouTube. A lot of money. ‘Oh, sorry, was it yours? Now it's ours. No, no, we are joking, it is always yours.’ They seize it. It’s like what the Nazis did during the Second World War. Actually, they all did that during the war, the British, too—steal the art from other countries. What’s the difference?”

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