All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘copyright music’

Grooveshark Settles Sony Lawsuit, Signs License Agreement

Grooveshark this week announced that it has reached a settlement with Sony/ATV over a long-fought copyright infringement lawsuit. Sony is one of four major music labels that have sued Grooveshark in recent years. As part of the agreement, Grooveshark and Sony have also entered into a publishing deal for Sony/ATV’s music catalogue. The full terms of the agreement, including the …

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YouTube Strikes Deal to Monetize User Videos Featuring Copyrighted Material

If you spend any time on YouTube at all, you have probably realized they scan user uploads constantly searching for copyrighted materials that shouldn’t be up there without the publisher’s permission. For instance, if you post a video of yourself snorkeling during your vacation to Hawaii and add a cool track from the Beatles playing in the background, you may …

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