music downloads

Google to Offer Free Downloads in China

To compete with dominant search engine Baidu, Google will begin offering a downloads search in China. From David Barboza of the New York Times: Google executives said they were responding to the phenomenal popularity of free...

China Faces The Music

Forbes reports on law suits brought by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. These suits, if successful, will have big implications for the status of intellectual property rights in China. China’s long...

Google Aims to Crack China With Music Push

Google Vs Baidu — new race on music downloading, from the Wall Street Journal: Two years after Google Inc. began a big push in China, Inc. continues to dominate the country’s Internet search market, thanks...

Sony, Warner, EMI Sue Baidu Over Free Music Downloads – Bloomberg

From Bloomberg: Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group Corp., EMI Group Plc and Universal Music Group are suing Inc., China’s most-used Internet search engine, for allowing free downloads of their music. The companies filed lawsuits against Baidu in the Beijing Intermediate Court, seeking to stop it from offering the service, Leong May Seey, […]



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