I have to wonder if perhaps there's something going on behind the scenes we aren't privy to. This move seems so bizarre in the context of SOPA/PIPA that there might be another war being fought that isn't public yet.
Something that's bugging me about this list, that I haven't heard mentioned anywhere.
Many of the "Companies" on this list are in fact subsidiaries of larger "big content" companies like Viacom.
Most egregious are things like "Universal Music" and "Universal Music Publishing Group, or "Warner Music Group" and "Warner Music Nashville" towards the bottom as though they weren't part of the same organization, but more subtle are items like "CMT" being part of Viacom, or "MCA Records" being part of Universal.
How long is this list really if we strip out this kind of redundancy? If corporations are people does this constitute "cloning" for the purposes of legislation?
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