Unlicensed Google Music Arrives Tuesday
Date: Monday, May 09, 2011 @ 18:10:19 UTC

Google is preparing to launch a test version of a new digital music service Tuesday (May 10) that will enable users to upload their music libraries to the company's servers. As many at CNET expected, the music service is being announced at Google's I/O Developer Conference in San Francisco, according to Zahavah Levine, one of the Google executives helping to get the service off the ground. While Google and Levine have negotiated to obtain licenses from the four top labels for over a year, the service will be appear first in beta without licensing from the labels. Amazon shocked the record companies and digital music fans recently when it launched a cloud music service that also was without licensing. Google is adopting a similar strategy. Complete Article

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