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http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/prs-is-working-with-google-to-build-a-shazam-for-public-licensing/

On the one hand, that will be music to the ears of songwriters and publishers. Such a device, if cost-effective, could enact a small revolution in terms of public performance collection.

On the other hand, songwriters and publishers are typically not known for their love of the word Google (although, again, in this case it’s the well-liked Google Play Music brand that’s involved, rather than a direct project with its parent – the big search leviathan).

http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgehoward/2016/01/28/prs-for-music-ceo-robert-ashcroft-discusses-challenges-and-innovations-in-music-collection/#48dd1adc63fc