SoundCloud holding licensing talks with labels - report

Tom Pakinkis

SoundCloud is engaged in licensing discussions with major labels and publishers, according to a report.

To date the platform has operated in a similar way to Google and YouTube under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

The legislation does not require the company to monitor content being uploaded by users for copyright infringement as long as there is a process in place to take down infringing material at the request of the rights-holder.

According to two sources talking to Digital Music ...

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