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Universal-TikTok feud ramps up as more songs come down

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By Maggy DONALDSON

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TikTok is Chinese Spyware! Should be banned in all countries!

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I have TikTok but don't really like it. It seems to be an app for people with 1 second attention spans. I prefer YouTube, but they've been adding more and longer commercials to videos and that sucks.

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music including by Taylor Swift, BTS and Drake have left TikTok 

oh my god, wherever will I get “music” now?

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I don't see any good use of Tiktok.

Youtube or x.com is way better.

TTT is for kids.

About music, everyone knows Universal is greedy. If you don't work physically, you should be paid a dime.

I get paid once per each report I make, not everytime one reads it...

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copyrights are owned by the writers(s). if you sign away your rights to a publisher, you’ve created the problem.

everybody knows that owning the copyright is where the money is, not performance rights. people sign with a universal or someone else and have gotten screwed as long as there’s been music. they make their money from concerts, while the publisher make money while they’re sleeping.

we’re in a new age where people can use social media to build a following and still sell their music on spotify and apple tunes. the more they’re heard on social media, the more they sell.

the music publishing business is an archaic business model.

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Sadly, the creative types, those that create the music, the hits, the attached emotional connections etc, are not business minded generally. And so the sharks in suits step in, for they can smell a fortune to be made off the hard work and genius of someone less predatory than them. Hence, Universal. If I had 15 seconds of one of my songs going nuts on TikTok, I would be ecstatic. It only generates interest in the artist, which leads to possible increased sales.

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TikTok is Chinese Spyware! Should be banned in all countries!

Then get rid of 98% of all products you own. Otherwise, you preach nothing but double standards.

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Philosopher's StoneToday 03:29 am JST

TikTok is Chinese Spyware! Should be banned in all countries!

Then get rid of 98% of all products you own. Otherwise, you preach nothing but double standards.

Other Chinese tat has little ability to spy on you or influence your vote.

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