Google is hosting an Android-focused press event today, and music may be on the agenda. However, there is still heated speculation in the US over Google’s ability to sign the necessary licences for its planned cloud music service. Business Insider has come out with a new angle on the possible roadblocks to such deals, suggesting that it’s publishers who will take most convincing of the merits of Google’s service. “Google is trying to launch a store where purchases go directly into your locker. The challenge is that the publishers want to be paid for EVERY download – even if it’s a verified purchaser downloading a song they’ve purchased multiple times,” says its source. “It’s outrageous to expect a music buyer to pay twice because they happen to download a song from home and work, yet that’s the situation.” 
Source: Business Insider 

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