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Judge upholds Grooveshark's defense strategy

The online music service can proceed with its defense strategy against Universal Music Group's copyright lawsuit in New York state court and also proceed to countersue over claims that the music industry giant interfered with Grooveshark's business dealings with other companies.

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Media Decoder Blog: Digital Notes: Grooveshark Wins a Battle, But Can It Win the War?

Grooveshark's parent company, Escape Media Group, won a glimmer of hope with a court decision that undercut one of the Universal Music Group's two copyright infringement cases against it, and also opened the door for it to countersue the label for what could be millions of dollars in damages.

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Appeals court upholds ruling in favor of Veoh and against Universal Music Group

LOS ANGELES A California appeals court has upheld a ruling that says user-generated video site Veoh is entitled to safe harbor from monetary damages in a copyright infringement case brought by Universal Music Group. Judge Raymond Fisher said in a decision filed Tuesday that Universal could not put the burden of finding and deleting copyright-infringing material on Veoh. Read full article >>

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In SOPA’s shadow, Megaupload strikes back against Universal

The hosting site is fighting a copyright claim by Universal Music Group that Megaupload says is unjustified.

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Grooveshark Is About To Be Sued Into Submission By Universal Music Group

Maximum damages assessed to each song could reach $150,000, which would bring the total damages to a massive $15 billion. This is $15 billion Grooveshark certainly does not have.

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Umg Faces An Uphill Battle Against Veoh On Appeal

Universal Music Group argued one of the most closely watched copyright cases in digital media on Friday’and the panel of appeals judges who heard the case sounded skeptical of the record company’s arguments. (4 hours ago)

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