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Discography: (US) Los Angeles Times Article: "Spotify hit with second songwriter lawsuit in two weeks" (by Ryan Faughnder, 08 Jan 2016)

Contributed by admin on Jan 13, 2016 - 10:53 AM

"Another songwriter has sued streaming music service Spotify -- accusing the company of "wholesale copyright infringement" -- in an escalation of the ongoing battle over online royalties and licensing.  ...

A complaint filed Friday on behalf of Newburyport, Mass.-based artist Melissa Ferrick accused the digital music giant of using her music without properly licensing her work, marking the second such suit in two weeks. 

Ferrick's complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, is seeking class-action status and says songwriters should get more than $200 million from ..."

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