Spotify Hit With $1.6B Copyright Infringement Lawsuit | News & Opinion

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Wixen Music Publishing claims Spotify is using 'tens of thousands' of songs, including Petty's 'Free Fallin,' without paying all the necessary royalties for them. A major music publisher has filed a more than $1 billion lawsuit against Spotify[1], claiming the streaming[2] giant is using thousands of songs without a license. Wixen Music Publishing, which handles songs by Tom Petty, The Doors, Stevie Nicks, and many other well-known artists, filed the lawsuit in a California federal court on F...

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