With the row between YouTube and indie label bodies WIN and Impala still rumbling, WIN is keeping up the pressure on Google’s video service with something it’s calling The Fair Digital Deals Declaration.
What’s that? “A statement of commitment made by independent record labels to treat their artists fairly in agreements relating to digital exploitation of artists’ work in recorded music agreements with third parties”.
Actually, as you can probably tell from that wording, the declaration is aimed as much at the major labels, which WIN has been targeting as part of its battle with YouTube over the transparency of its dealmaking.
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