When Will YouTube Deal with Its Audiobook and Podcast Piracy Problem?
It happened in a moment of weakness — even though I knew better — but late one night earlier this month, I read the Amazon reviews for my book. Alternatively inflating and torturing my ego, I went through negative and the positive reviews. Amid the praise (and intense dislike), I caught a strange comment: Someone mentioned that they liked the book but wanted to alert readers to the fact that they could find the audiobook for free on YouTube.
What? Assuming it was a mistake, I moved on. Then another person mentioned it. So I looked. They were right. A quick search on YouTube uncovered the audiobooks of my last two books, streamable in their entirety on YouTube, uploaded by a random user.