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Music Streaming Site Grooveshark Wins Discovery Hearing vs. Universal Music Group

Posted in legal, mp3, recording industry with tags , , , , on June 11, 2010 by thirteenburn

According to an article posted on, internet start-up Escape, owners of the streaming site won an important ruling in which discovery will be shared by both sides in the case, which should level the playing field in terms of monetary outlay via each sides lawyers.

Thanks to The Music Industry Report for the click-thru.


Pink Floyd vs. EMI, Part II

Posted in news, recording industry with tags , , , on March 11, 2010 by thirteenburn

A day or two ago, I posted a story regarding Pink Floyd and their legal battle with EMI, and today the verdict in that case was read.


A judge at the High Court in London today (March 11) ruled in the band’s favour, saying the contract contained a clause to “preserve the artistic integrity of [Pink Floyd’s] albums”, reports BBC News.

One has to wonder just how many more verdicts like this EMI can take…

“And the recording industry still can’t figure out why they’re going bankrupt.” – me