Tuesday, July 19, 2011

BBC News - Baidu signs deal with music labels

A multifaceted music milestone

Baidu signed an agreement with a joint venture owned by Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Music to distribute music through its mp3 search service.

Baidu, China's biggest search engine, will pay the owners of the music rights on a per-play and per-download basis.

China is the world's biggest internet market with close to 470 million users.

BBC News - Baidu signs deal with music labels

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