The demands could leave YouTube in a tough position because it tries to balance your must pay a reasonable fee in order to content partners, including TV and also movie companies, and also create sufficient return around the substantial investment necessary to aid keep streaming millions of videos around the world.
(Reporting by simply Yinka Adegoke; Editing by Doina Chiacu)
But any supply acquainted with Warner Music's talks said the particular quantities it may be receiving from YouTube had been "staggeringly low".
"Despite our constant efforts, it isn't usually feasible in order to maintain his or her innovative agreements," YouTube said in a statement in its weblog about problems of music licensing. "Sometimes, if we can easily not reach acceptable company terms, we must component ways with successful partners."
"We just can't accept terms which neglect to appropriately and relatively compensate recording artists, songwriters, labels along with publishers for your value they provide," Warner said in a statement.
NEW YORK Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:00pm GMT