Back in February, Irving Azoff, who has managed everyone from Christina Aguilera to Fleetwood Mac to Van Halen lashed out at Google-owned Youtube during an acceptance speech at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy Awards gala.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have all vowed to respond to online hate speech in less than twenty-four hours."as part of a joint commitment with the European Union to combat the use of social media by terrorists,"
We're not even halfway through 2016 but the year is as bleak as still ever for musicians. Despite best efforts to convince the world that streaming/webcasting is the inevitable future and it is great for artists one need only look at some examples closely and skepticism sets in.