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

RHIAN JONES

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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