Labels made deals with @YouTube out of desperation. It’s pennies & whack-a-mole. How can labels renew YT deals with so much artist pressure? — Irving Azoff (@irvingazoff) June 22, 2016
Irving Azoff asks the right question of the labels that are in renegotiations with YouTube to extend their licenses: Given the global unity against Google’s business practices, how can labels close new deals without using that negotiation to fix the DMCA abuse problems that everyone knows are unique to Google?
via Fixing the Legacy DMCA by Contract — MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY