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June 26, 2014 12:00 AM

A message to YouTube: Don’t be evil with music

Google’s YouTube is such a rich repository of material from so many sources — global news broadcasts and TV shows, short films, live performances and amateur recordings — that it has become the Internet’s unofficial video archive. That’s why the company’s threat to remove videos uploaded by independent record companies because of a dispute over a forthcoming YouTube service is so alarming.

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