freddiefan91 wrote: Even stuff like the official Somebody to Love video has been blocked
although it seems its only in the uk that its blocked
EMI bitter perhaps?
EMI idiots they understood that they lost and start to fight
They do it because they can. Anything up on that site which could/should be making them money, and isn't licenced to do so, can be blocked. The record companies haven't got the hang of social media, and don't understand that every post is publicity.
You may get used to it. They're all cracking down on it, unless any band in question gives tacit approval.
"I hope DaveRFuller's videos are soon to follow. "
I'm 50/50 on that. I think they should pull things like the karaoke tracks; I've gotten in trouble for stuff that's a lot less infringing than the official karaoke tracks, and it's galling that they're still available on Youtube.
Stuff like Brian May singing Hot Patootie should remain up though; mainly because everyone deserves to hear that.