For every video that YouTube is removing, another 3 copies of the same song are posted. You can now find hundreds of thousands (if not millions?) of songs on YouTube. Lawsuits like the one mentioned in the article are dropped. Meanwhile the poor souls who uploaded 10 songs 5 years ago on Kazaa are still in courts…
Music publishers go AWOL in the war against YouTube
For four years, a coalition of copyright holders has been prosecuting a massive lawsuit against YouTube. On Wednesday, a key plaintiff, the National Music Publishers' Association, threw in the towel.