Google china offers free music downloads

Google is offering free downloads of licensed music tracks in China. Rival search engines in China point users to unlicensed music, which reportedly makes up 99% of all tracks distributed in China.The firm has just 16.6% share of the search market versus 76.9% for, according to the Chinese Internet Network Information Centre. Google said it had no plans to expand its music service beyond China. More than 350,000 songs, from Sony, Warner, EMI and Universal, will be available to Chinese users of Google, which has partnered with music website Google will share advertising revenue with the major music labels. more 

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