Anyone running a commercial website that’s ever embedded a YouTube music video may be feeling a tad nervous right now, with news that US collecting society ASCAP is looking to collect royalties from them. Specifically, it’s sent a collection letter to US web entrepeneur Jason Calacanis about the YouTube music videos embedded in his Mahalo site. ASCAP has confirmed it doesn’t go after embeds on people’s personal blogs, but “ is a larger venture than simply a personal blog, and therefore ASCAP is engaged in discussions with Mr Calacanis concerning the use of ASCAP members’ music on the site.”

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