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Muziic, the service that acts as a media player for YouTube music videos, has agreed to make changes asked for by YouTube managers, and the service's 15-year-old co-founder saw nothing else standing in Muziic's way.

"We're very excited about the future of Muziic. We're happy to be working with YouTube and Google to fine-tune the player."
--David Nelson, Muziic's 15-year-old co-founder

Last week, YouTube managers raised objections to the size of Muziic's video player and said it violated the company's API terms of use, said David Nelson, Muziic's teenage co-founder. After discussions that occurred over several days, Nelson agreed to increase the size of the player, which has been postage-stamp size since launch.

"We're very excited about the future of Muziic," Nelson said. "We're happy to be working with YouTube and Google to fine-tune the player."

Since launching, Muziic has received lots of attention, mostly due to Nelson's age. But Muziic has also won favorable reviews for simplifying YouTube's music experience. The service enables users to handle music videos as if they were MP3s. It also raises questions about whether the music licenses acquired by YouTube will cover piggyback services like Muziic.

To be sure, Muziic still faces plenty of uncertainty. The major music labels, which are now very aware of the site, according to music industry sources, have not weighed in yet. The Nelsons say they want to deal with the labels in good faith and haven't hired a lawyer.

In addition to getting good news from YouTube, the Nelsons said they have been approached by people who wish to invest in their company, including a "larger Midwestern venture capital firm," said Mark Nelson.

[image credits: Mark Nelson]