Grooveshark app back on Google

September 2012

Internet, record labels


Grooveshark’s Android app has reappeared in Google’s app store, over a year after it was evicted from the official Android app platform, seemingly because of pressure put on the web giant by the major music companies. Universal, Sony and Warners are currently suing Grooveshark for enabling copyright infringement. EMI is suing the service for non-payment of a promissory note, having previously licensed its material to the streaming service. Grooveshark insists it operates a takedown system in line with the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act, so is fully legal,2817,2409040,00.asp

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