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- The Atlantic via Yahoo! FinanceMay 01 08:50 AM
In the early days of music streaming, perhaps 15 years ago, using services like Napster and Limewire meant constantly holding two thoughts together: This can’t possibly be legal, and They can’t possibly catch me. At the time, the legality of music piracy wasn’t really in question—copyrighted material was being distributed without royalties—but the ability of the courts to do anything about it was.
- Faster LouderMay 25 08:26 PM
It truly is an amazing time to be alive if you’re just woken from a 14 year coma.
- ZDNetApr 26 06:16 AM
FrostWire is a free open source file sharing client with BitTorrent support, first released as a fork of LimeWire. Gnutella support...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 01 08:07 AM
(Reuters) - Online music streaming service Grooveshark, admitting "very serious mistakes," shut down its operations as part of a settlement with major record labels, joining the ranks of several now-defunct peers sued over copyright infringement. In a message posted to its website on Thursday, Grooveshark said that "despite (the) best of intentions, we made very serious mistakes. We failed to ...
- Business InsiderMay 08 10:15 AM
If you're happily listening to Spotify or Pandora for free, you might think that music streaming is pretty cool. But Apple is trying to kill free music, and it isn’t the first time. The company has a playbook for this sort of thing, penned by founder Steve Jobs. Apple is reaching out to artists about curating their own channels for its streaming service Beats Music, which is expected to be ...
- Wired UKMay 01 06:54 AM
Music streaming service Grooveshark has announced its immediate closure in a blog post. "Despite best of intentions, we made very serious mistakes. We failed to secure licenses from rights holders for the vast account of music on the service," reads the post. "That was wrong. We apologise. Without reservation." By: Katie Collins, Continue reading...
- TechRadarMay 01 03:43 AM
An admission of 'serious mistakes' and a formal apology is all that's left of Grooveshark, the music streaming service beloved by 35 million users, which has finally lost its battle with the record industry. The site, which was founded in 2006 and launched in 2007, allowed people to upload digital music files for others to stream. It was originally positioned as a legal alternative to peer-to ...
- CNET UKApr 30 08:40 PM
Controversial service had faced paying damages of hundreds of millions of dollars in copyright infringement lawsuit filed by record labels.
- 24hrs VancouverMay 01 06:27 AM
Music streaming website Grooveshark has been forced to shut following a multi-billion dollar legal battle.
- PC MagazineMay 01 10:29 AM
Years of legal troubles have finally caught up to the streaming service.
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