Microsoft, RealNetworks, Yahoo sued by music labels

Apple iTunes“Microsoft, RealNetworks and Yahoo were sued by music labels that allege the companies made recordings available without getting permission,” Adam Satariano reports for Bloomberg News.

“The labels seek $150,000 for each copyright infringement and want the songs removed from the companies’ digital music stores, according to the 108-page complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Tennessee

“The labels allege Yahoo Music Service, RealNetworks’ Rhapsody and Microsoft’s Zune Music Service didn’t get authorization to sell music through the stores,” Satariano reports.

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MacDailyNews Take: Good thing for Microsoft, RealNetworks, Yahoo that nobody buys music from them.

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