Verge readers are easily fooled

Seeing this article:

If the sole reason and motive for Google was EAS licensing fee, I would be on Google's side. Left completely out in the article, and therefore much of the discussion is the issue regarding Youtube.

I would say that dropping EAS-support is a bummer for the consumer. However, I feel the issue of YouTube is the pressing one in this matter. See this blog post for more.

What do you guys think?