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Maija Palmer

Vodafone logo Where Apple leads, mobile companies will follow, it seems. Vodafone said on Wednesday that it would remove copyright protection on over 1m of the songs it sells through its mobile music store. The company has agreements with three of the “Big Four” music companies – Univeral Music Group, Sony, and EMI – but talks with Warner have been slower.

Its likely Warner will agree in due course, as recently all four of the music majors agreed a similar deal with Apple.