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Grooveshark loses copyright infringement case, but breaks no new legal ground
Grooveshark loses copyright infringement case, but breaks no new legal ground

Add Grooveshark to the list of online music sharing platforms that ran afoul of the courts not because its users were infringing songs, but because its employees were. U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Griesa in New York ruled this week that the company operating the Florida-based streaming music service and its two co-founders were liable for infringing nine large record labels' copyrights. The liability arose, Griesa wrote Monday, because the co-founders and their employees had uploaded more than 150,000 tracks to the service themselves as they were trying to attract an audience for it. Notably, the ruling doesn't alter the balance Congress struck in the 1998 Digital Millennium...

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