Quick Hits: Google up to something; IMMF declaration; Saavn music service

Brief news items and worthy reads from around the web:

Google buying musical domain URLs: Nothing stays secret online for long. Google has snapped up several domain names centered on the phrase “music key,” including youtubemusickey.com. Could it be the new name for the promised YouTube subscription service? [Digital Music News]

IMMF wants a fairer digital world: The International Music Managers Forum released its opinions on practices that the industry should adhere to in order to create a fair landscape for digital music. The group’s ideal rules center on increasing transparency to better protect music creators. [Music Week]

Funding for Saavn? Saavn, a New York-based service for streaming Hindi music, is reportedly close to raising between $30 million and $40 million in funding. The Economic Times cited sources who claimed that hedge fund Steadview Capital is behind the investment. [Economic Times]

Anna Washenko