Google Beats Song Lyric Scraping Lawsuit

Google may have been caught “redhanded,” but a federal judge rules that Genius hasn’t alleged any viable claims not preempted by copyright law. “Plaintiff’s claim is preempted by the Copyright Act because, at its core, it is a claim that Defendants created an unauthorized reproduction of Plaintiff’s derivative work, which is itself conduct that violates an exclusive right of the copyright owner under federal copyright law.”

Source: Google Beats Song Lyric Scraping Lawsuit

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