BPI says Google's music strategy 'doesn't make sense' while search giant assists piracy


The BPI’s Geoff Taylor has questioned Google's music strategy, saying that the search engine's music policy - including the launch of its legal platform Google Play - "doesn't make sense" if the firm continues to allow copyright-infringing URLs to appear prominently via its search engine.

The chief executive said: "We don't think it makes any sense for them to be doing something which does support artists and then, on the other hand, undermine artists by referring consumers to illegal sites."


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