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NEWS BRIEF: YouTube VEVO & Publishing Deals, SOPA Falters, Grooveshark vss UMG, 2muse & More

HypebotFaviconYouTube News: Vevo is seeking a new ad deal (NY Post) just as YouTube cuts a deal to also start paying publishing fees (Paste). Plus: Hackers provide a sneak peek at YouTube's secret new design. (BI)

  • Hypebot will be publishing throughout the Thanksgiving and holiday break. Also, follow us on twitter @hypebot.
  • After the Hearing: SOPA Down But Not Yet Out. (EFF)
  • Grooveshark Responds To Universal Music Lawsuit. 


  • The Day the Music Died: Why Labels Are Abandoning Streaming Music Services. (Time)
  • Licensed Chinese background music provider 2muse has begun serving Converse with music for their retail stores in China.
  • The RIAA Was For Freedom Of Speech Before It Was Against It (techdirt)
  • Klout Now Scores Your Google+ Activity (Mashable)
  • Google to whutter Knol, Friend Connect, Wave (which some muscians experimented with) and More. (TechCrunch)