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Grooveshark sued, Spotify limits free music to 10 hours per month

By Rick
Jan 6, 2012
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  1. Grooveshark has been the target of litigious music companies for years, most notably being sued by the three largest record label groups in the world. Supposed partner and fourth largest…

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  2. viperfl

    viperfl TS Rookie Posts: 22

    I had Spotify app on my phone till I got the message I could no longer stream music. There was no option for 10 hours a month. It's a good app and would of stuck with it if it was ad supported. So I ended up deleting the app.
     
  3. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Maniac Posts: 551

    The on the phone service has always been £10 a month

    you Americans are still better off.


    In the Uk its £4.99 for the unlimited (I have had this since they added the 10 hour and 5 song plays limit here)
    and £9.99 for the Premium- which you can use your phone on.

    £1 is not $1!
     
  4. anyone who sues groove shark will die of cancer!
     
  5. Ah I see the Pseudo Net Police are at it again. These fat cats creaming off musicians are wanting even more greed soaked cash. I think the musicians need to come forward to give their oppinion about this, after all, without them, fat frank laughinh to the bank wouldn't have a penny if it wasn't for them!
     
  6. Musicstalk is the best place to stream music and it's FREE. The others can charge all they want i dont use there services anyway
     
  7. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,526   +324

    Yeah, I live in the UK too and the price has put me off using it on my phone. £10 seems a bit steep to stream some music.
     
  8. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,157   +739

    I really wish the services and delivery industries could move as fast as the technology ones. This is following the same pattern as the Movies/TV industry. 1) Free Online stuff 2) Attracts tons of people 3) Networks/recording industries realize it's a legitmate way to deliver content 4) Decide to charge a lot more money 5) Services are lost (Spotify), costs go up (Netflix) and everyone waits and waits for something better (Google or Apple TV).

    Can't we just skip ahead to #3 so we don't have to have the part where they take it away?
     
  9. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,657   +323

    Where do you think people are going to go if Grooveshark and Spotify go away or become more restrictive/expensive? Then who is the RIAA going after.. I don't think you thought everything through.
     
  10. Richy2k9

    Richy2k9 TS Enthusiast Posts: 515

    hello ...

    I wish Grooveshark do become one legal streaming platform in every aspect, i really love it & some other similar sites, but i mostly buy online from legit sites ;)

    cheers!
     
  11. everyone dies of something.
     
     
  12. cancer is not a joke
     
  13. It seems the music labels are still determined to promote copyright infringement. You either make the product easy to get at a low price or don't sell it at all.
     


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