Japanese publishers to crack down on lyrics on Twitter?

J-cast News has reported that JASRAC is concerned that Twitter accounts such as Lyric Of The Day (http://twitter.com/lotd) are encouraging copyright infringement.

These sites invite users to submit examples of lyrics in 140 characters or less and then retweet them to their followers.

Details around if or how JASRAC will act are scant but this could prove an impossible issue to police. Last month, Twitter announced that it is now serving 50m tweets a day. In 2007, it was serving ...

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