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Deal between indie labels & YouTube leaked

News: 27th June 2014 by Louise Dodgson under Media, Record Labels

We've been keeping you posted on the ongoing dispute between independent record companies and YouTube, as the video platform pushes to get indie labels to sign their revised licensing deal and they continue to reject. Earlier this week all 32 pages of the deal from YouTube was leaked on the internet, further fuelling the stand-off. 

Main points that are causing indie labels to hold off on signing the agreement is that they would be agreeing to lower streaming rates and the deal massively favours the majors. Check out our selection of articles below to view the deal in full and read more on the dispute...

Related Links

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/permalink/2014/06/23/fk-heres-entire-youtube-contract-indies

http://www.completemusicupdate.com/article/music-publishers-association-backs-indies-in-youtube-dispute/

http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/indies/6128773/top-five-reasons-indies-are-mad-at-youtube

http://www.completemusicupdate.com/article/impala-confirms-ec-complaint-submitted-over-youtube-dispute/


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youtube, music videos, independent record labels, indie labels, record labels, music industry, record companies

 

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