Record labels open a Pandora’s Box of copyright suits

Music service Pandora hit by copyright infringement lawsuits from Sony, Warner and Universal

In the record business, three of the biggest 800-pound gorillas are Sony, Universal and Warner Music. When these three music giants get their dander up and go after an alleged copyright infringer, the industry as a whole takes note. 

The three companies, along with independent record label ABKCO, have targeted popular Internet music provider Pandora, claiming that it has been playing classic songs without licenses.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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