There may be trouble ahead for, as the major labels use its acquisition by CBS to exert pressure over its commercial terms. Warner Music Group has just pulled its music from’s free music streaming service, with a source telling Billboard that its compensation rates were completely out of whack with rivals such as Imeem and MySpace Music. Co-incidentally (or not), WMG has equity stakes in both those rivals, but not The latter’s parent company CBS says negotiations are ongoing to get WMG’s catalogue back on the service.

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