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Music bodies hitting Grooveshark hard with Google takedowns

Controversial streaming service Grooveshark is taking a hit to its Google search ranking. The company is being targeted by a blizzard of takedown requests sent to Google, which recently started actually taking this data into...
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Grooveshark launching $0.99-a-month Broadcasts radio app

Streaming service Grooveshark has been seen as down and out for the count following its copyright court battle with major labels. But to mix sporting metaphors, the company may have one last hail-mary pass in it: a standalone...
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Grooveshark hits back at Daniel Ek over piracy claim

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek mentioned Grooveshark in his blog post about Taylor Swift and artist complaints about streaming yesterday. The US firm is NOT happy to have been singled out. “Copyright laws are complex, and many companies...
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Grooveshark Presents is a ‘fan-sourced live music initiative’

Streaming service Grooveshark remains a villain for many music rightsholders, with a recent high-profile court ruling having gone their way in declaring the site to have wilfully infringed copyrights. That isn’t stopping...
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Grooveshark claims court defeat focused on ‘early version’ of site

We’re waiting to find out what kind of damages bill Grooveshark will face after summary judgement was awarded to labels in its copyright case. And also waiting to find out if the company will appeal. Here’s its...
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Game over for Grooveshark? Labels granted summary judgement

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...
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Grooveshark loses Chromecast support

Following RIAA-led accusations that it is a hotbed for infringing piracy, Grooveshark is no longer supported on the Google Chromecast dongle for TV sets. Grooveshark confirmed this was because Google said it fell foul of...
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Martin Mills says safe harbour laws being ‘abused’ by YouTube and Grooveshark

Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills has made a striking speech criticising the effect that US 'safe harbour' laws have on independent labels, training his fire on YouTube and Grooveshark in particular for their reliance on...
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Labels seek summary judgement in Grooveshark copyright lawsuit

The gloves are well and truly off in the long-bubbling copyright infringement case brought against Grooveshark by major labels
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Wait, Grooveshark is the most ethical streaming music service?

There's a mini-campaign underway in the UK, backed by some MPs, to get people to find more 'ethical' alternatives to Amazon to shop this Christmas.
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Grooveshark next for ISP-level blocks in the UK?

We've reported on this rumour before, the first time PPL wrote to members in the UK asking whether they'd licensed Grooveshark (Bulletin, 16-May-13).
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Grooveshark HTML5 app accused of being ‘horribly insecure’

Grooveshark is proud of its HTML5 mobile app.