Indies take YouTube fight to EC

Independent labels will confirm at a press conference in London today that they are seeking emergency assistance from the European Commission (EC) in their battle with YouTube over a licence for the video giant’s new audio streaming service.

The ongoing dispute between The Worldwide Independent Network, (WIN), which represents the global independent music community, and YouTube has further escalated, with the Google-owned company refusing to withdraw its threats to labels unwilling to sign up to its new music streaming service ...

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