A Shark-Proof Cage for Interactive Streaming Music Services? Testing the Limits of the DMCA Safe Harbor Immunity in the Era of Grooveshark

36 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2013

Date Written: May 20, 2012

Abstract

This issue brief centers on the pending litigation surrounding the popular and controversial online music streaming service, Grooveshark, a subsidiary of the unfortunately named Escape Media Group, Inc., as a case study for the applicability and reliability of The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“The DMCA”) Safe Harbor Protections outlined in 17 U.S.C. § 512 (a) through (d) for Online Service Providers (“OSPs”) today.

Keywords: Streaming Music Services, Digital Copyright, Grooveshark, DMCA

Suggested Citation

Silver, Joe, A Shark-Proof Cage for Interactive Streaming Music Services? Testing the Limits of the DMCA Safe Harbor Immunity in the Era of Grooveshark (May 20, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2335563 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2335563

Joe Silver (Contact Author)

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