We've known that Google's YouTube has been negotiating with rights holders for months. Last week, after labels became frustrated with talks and YouTube's take it or leave it tactics, top global independent labels, trade groups and global indie umbrella organization WIN (the Worldwide Independent Network) issued a strong joint rebuttal. Here is the full WIN statement: [Editor: We've added bold to highlight key points.] YOUTUBE ISSUES CONTENT BLOCKING THREATS TO INDEPENDENT LABELS WIN Raises Concerns About New Music Streaming Agreements Talks Between the Two Parties Yield No Significant Results London, May 22nd 2014 – The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the...

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