YouTube rights row over music videos could spread to MySpace

The dispute between YouTube and the Performing Rights Society for Music that prompted the website to remove music videos could spread to MySpace UK and other music sites, industry sources said today.MySpace UK and other sites are struggling to renegotiate their own licences with PRS, which pays royalties to artists. music row with PRS ‘could spread to MySpace’
The licensing dispute that has led YouTube to begin taking down thousands of music videos could spread to MySpace, industry experts fear.YouTube has already begun deleting popular tracks from its site despite “positive” talks with the Performing Rights Society (PRS), the governing body that collects royalties for artists, aimed at solving the row yesterday afternoon.

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