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Google to be sued for $1 billion for over 20,000 unlicensed songs on Youtube

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Google is staring at a $1B legal suit

Irving Azoff manages the performance rights for roughly 20,000 songs from artists such as Pharrell, John Lennon, and The Eagles through his company, Global Music Rights (GMR) — and he’s planning to sue YouTube for over $1 billion. Azoff’s claim: The online video site has not secured necessary licensing to include those songs in its upcoming subscription music service, Music Key.

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James Barnley

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