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MusicMatch settles with RIAA

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 16 Jul 2001 13:30

MusicMatch has settled its lawsuit with RIAA. Suit was filed over webcasting dispute where RIAA claimed that MusicMatch's radio service violated its existing webcasting license allowing users to have more "interactive" service than they're supposed to get based on MusicMatch's licenses.
Fight between RIAA and several webcasters began in May when RIAA sued Launch because it offered "too interactive" webcasting service. After this, bunch of major webcasters, including MusicMatch and MTVi sued RIAA asking court to decide if their services fit within DMCA's description of webcast service.

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