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Prince Sues Three Sites Over Piracy of His Music

Prince Sues eBay, YouTube, and Pirate Bay
Prince (The Artist Formerly Known as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince), is taking on three sites that he says are primarily responsible for the online piracy of his music. Prince and a company called Web Sheriff are working closely together to get the offending material pulled from both YouTube and eBay. The third site named in the suit is Torrent peer-to-peer file sharing network / repository Pirate Bay.

Web Sheriff announced that it had successfully removed 2,000 YouTube videos and had 300 auctions pulled from eBay. The statement went on to say "Prince strongly believes artists as the creators and owners of their music need to reclaim their art."

We think that perhaps Prince should reclaim his dignity and stop suing outlets where his fans get together to share music, memorabilia, and experiences. Look Prince, baby, you don't want to do this. Have you looked at Metallica recently? That band's crusade against piracy did nothing for its members' careers.

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