Unprecedented patent abuse? Ads on your refrigerator and dashboards? A move into military robotics? Satellites overhead? Anti-competitive behavior? Unprecedented Wi-Fi privacy breaches? And to top it all off --
-- YouTube will block videos from artists who don't sign up for its paid streaming service --
As YouTube prepares to roll out an ad-free streaming music service, it will block videos from indie artists who don't sign up for the new offering, as originally reported by Financial Times. YouTube has signed deals with the major labels, and is explicitly threatening to block artists from using the entire YouTube platform — free or paid — if they do not agree to the terms of the new streaming service.Credit The Verge
That paints a pretty clear picture of a company we should hope to avoid. Don't you think?