Big Music Cracks Down on Lyric Sites

“Several developers of Mac software that search the Web for song lyrics have been issued with cease and desist orders by one of the big four record companies.

“Walter Ritter, author of the pearLyrics application and widget that automatically searches the Web for song lyrics and adds them to the lyrics field in iTunes, said that he had been contacted by Warner/Chappell Music and asked to remove the software or face legal action.”

Simon Aughton. Music Giants Bear Down on Lyric Search Apps. PC Pro. Dec. 7, 2005.

See also:

PearWorks. PearLyrics: Too Easy to Be Legal? No date.


Simon Aughton. Music Publishers Seek Stringent Punishment for Websites Disclosing Lyrics. PC Pro. Dec. 9, 2005.

CopyCense™: K. Matthew Dames on the intersection of business, law and technology. A business venture of Seso Digital LLC.

Written by sesomedia

12/12/2005 at 08:40

Posted in Web & Online

%d bloggers like this: