PRS for Music is taking SoundCloud to court, after finding itself in a situation with "no alternative to commence legal proceedings".
The streaming service, according to a letter seen by Music Week that has been sent to PRS for Music members today, "continues to deny it needs a PRS for Music licence for its existing service available in the UK and Europe", resulting in no payments seen from plays on its website or app.
SoundCloud is said to have taken ...
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