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Google Needs To Decide Which Side Of The Music Industry Fence It Is On

Yesterday saw an interesting coincidence of stories hit the wires: on the European side of the Atlantic, the BPI, Britain’s biggest recording-industry association, announced it had sent a cease-and-desist notice to Google (NSDQ: GOOG) with regard to links to copyright-infringed music files. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the Wall Street Journal reported on (further) rumours that Google was planning on launching a music download store and subscription service to initially run on Android handsets.

A cynic might argue that the music service

This article originally appeared in Music Industry Blog.