Spotify Could Face A $150M Lawsuit For Copyright Infringement
A musician is seeking approval for a class action lawsuit against the streaming giant over claims of unpaid royalties.By Ben Lawson | December 30, 2015
Spotify is facing a $150 million lawsuit for copyright infringement.
David Lowrey, frontman for the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven, has filed a class action lawsuit claiming that the music streaming service knowingly reproduces copyrighted music without obtaining the proper licenses. (Video via U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
Spotify says it can be hard to determine who the actual rights holders are in the U.S., and the company sets aside royalty payments it owes while it determines where they should go. (Video via Spotify)