(UPDATED) The very public battle between Google and global independent labels fighting for better terms will hit new heights in the coming days with thousands of videos being taken down as YouTube prepares for the launch of its new streaming music service. Popular videos from Adele, the Arctic Monkeys and many others from labels unwilling to sign the YouTube deal "as is" will be banned, according to reports. Robert Kyncl, YouTube chief of content and business operations, told the Financial Times that the takedowns will begin “in a matter of days.” “While we wish that we had 100% success rate,...

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