Controversial streaming music service Grooveshark suffered a damaging blow yesterday, when a federal US judge granted summary judgement against the company in its long-running legal battle with major labels. Grooveshark has been found liable for copyright infringement, with its DMCA safe harbour defence quashed due to evidence that the company's own employees had been uploading copyrighted songs to the service. Judge Thomas Griesa also ruled that Grooveshark had destroyed evidence in the lawsuit,...
September 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
September 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
We wrote on Friday about Thom Yorke's decision to put his new album out through BitTorrent – the most high-profile artist partnership for that company so far, and the first...
September 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
“The album is dead! I am a young person, or a brand catering to the young people, and because the young people don’t care about albums, I can say with confidence that...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast