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Grooveshark loses its EMI licensing deal

EMI was the only major label to sign a licensing agreement with controversial streaming music service Grooveshark, but that deal is dead now.
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Grooveshark tries to dismiss labels’ copyright infringement case

Controversial music service Grooveshark has filed a motion to dismiss the pending lawsuit against it by Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, calling the suit "among the least informative...
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Danish ISP ordered to block Grooveshark

Streaming music service Grooveshark's legal woes have deepened, with news that Danish ISP 3 has been ordered to block its customers from accessing the service.
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GEMA hits back at Grooveshark’s reasons for pulling out of Germany

Last week, streaming music firm Grooveshark shut down its site in Germany, redirecting users to local service Simfy, and blaming the "unreasonably high" licensing demands of German collecting society GEMA. However, GEMA begs...
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GEMA hits back at Grooveshark’s reasons for pulling out of Germany

Last week, streaming music firm Grooveshark shut down its site in Germany, redirecting users to local service Simfy, and blaming the “unreasonably high” licensing demands of German collecting society GEMA. However,...
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Grooveshark subpoenas Digital Music News for UMG case

Industry site Digital Music News has received a subpoena from Grooveshark demanding the identity of the anonymous visitor whose comment on a story is a key piece of evidence in the streaming music service's legal battle with...
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Grooveshark goes dark in Germany and directs users to Simfy

Streaming service Grooveshark is no longer available in Germany, after it shut its site citing "unreasonably high" licensing costs demanded by local collecting society GEMA.
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Grooveshark returns to iOS and Android with HTML5 app

One of the exciting things about HTML5 web-apps is the way they can be accessed by smartphone and tablet owners without requiring approval from the app store owners.
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EMI takes the Irish government to court over anti-piracy plans

EMI's recent decision to rejoin legal battle with Grooveshark didn't come as a huge surprise. The company's decision to take the Irish government to court is significantly more of a shock.
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EMI rejoins legal battle with Grooveshark

Remember when Grooveshark managed to strike a licensing deal with a major music company, EMI? It seems that didn't go so well.
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Sony And Warner Music join UMG’s Grooveshark lawsuit

Universal Music Group has been engaged in litigation with streaming service Grooveshark for some time, but it may now have backup.
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It really is difficult to remove tracks from Grooveshark

Songwriter Helienne Lindvall has published a blog post on The Guardian outlining her efforts to take songs she'd written down from Grooveshark.