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Grooveshark pulled from Android Market

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Apr 2011 22:24 User comments (2)

Grooveshark pulled from Android Market Google has pulled the popular Grooveshark music app from the Android Market, following accusations from the record labels that the service facilitates piracy.
When asked for comment, Google only said that it "removes apps from Android Market that violate [its] terms of service."

Apple removed the app from the iOS store last August after it received a complaint from the Universal Music Group.

Google is currently in the midst of speaking before the House Judiciary Committee, which is investigating whether the search giant aids piracy by offering AdSense to all sites, including those that offer pirated movies, music and more.

Grooveshark hosts over 6 million tracks.

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2 user comments

16.4.2011 22:51

Since when has internet radio been considered piracy?!?

Let's hope the record companies die a slow and painful death.
Nothing I'd love more is to see them liquidated in bankruptcy court.

26.4.2011 23:18

Doesn't really matter to me. Who wants to pay $9/month to exceed their bandwidth limit. Just copy a couple gigs worth of music to your microSD card.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 06 Apr 2011 @ 23:20

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