NMPA sues SeekLyrics and LyricsTime for copyright infringement

Murray Stassen

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) is suing lyrics websites, SeekLyrics and LyricsTime for copyright infringement in the US.

Musician David Lowery published a list of 50 lyrics sites hosting infringing content in November 2013, which acted as the catalyst for the NMPA’s pursuit of unlicensed sites.

According to the NMPA, 11 of those 50 sites have since struck licensing agreements, including Rap Genius, SongLyrics.com and LyricsMania.com.

Infringing content has been removed by 11 of them with the remaining sites ...

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