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Megaupload Music Video Returns To YouTube! More Drama Ensues!

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Yup! YouTube just said F-U to Universal Music Group!

To recap - earlier this week, a whole bunch of celebs banded together to support file-sharing website Megaupload through a controversial new music video (above), which was almost immediately removed from YouTube after UMG cited it for copyright infringement.

Then, Megaupload CEO David Robb announced plans to sue UMG in an effort to counter against Internet censorship.

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Megaupload Prepared To Sue Universal Music Group

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Because who the hell do they think they are!

As we reported earlier, Megaupload had some major success in getting so A-list music stars to appear in a music video endorsing the site. Everyone from Diddy to Mary J Blige lent their celebrity to the cause, hoping to spread the good word of using the file sharing site.

But not everyone was thrilled with the video; namely, Universal Music Group, as several of their top performers were involved and they didn't see a dime for it. Immediately, they had YouTube pull the "Mega Song" off the site, claiming that it was infriging on material they had the copyright to.

Friends, that just isn't so and Megaupload is out to prove it with one hell of lawsuit! The site is lawyering up Megaupload CEO David Robb had this to say about the controversy this morning:

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