Universal Again Sues Grooveshark Over Music File Sharing

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 6:25 PM EST) -- A Universal Music Group unit hit the online music service Grooveshark with another copyright lawsuit Friday, claiming the company's top officers illegally uploaded thousands of music files to the site and instructed employees to do the same.

Escape Media Inc.'s Grooveshark, which streams music uploaded by users, has argued that it has immunity under the Digital Music Copyright Act for content posted by third-party users. But in the complaint filed in New York federal court, Universal's UMG Recordings Inc. says that Grooveshark's senior officers have themselves...
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