40 percent of its plays are music - even as its rights payments remain disproportionate
Jon Maples is a digital music consultant and writer and formerly vp product management at Rhapsody. Follow him @jmaples.
First it was broadcast radio, then MTV. Now YouTube? Could it be that the music industry is a three-time loser in getting its fair share for distribution of content? Did it give away the golden goose by not suing the bejeezus out of YouTube when it was a startup, or at least cut better deals when Google acquired it in 2005?