• Roblox, a Kid-Focused Platform for Games, is Sued by Music Publishers for Using Pirated Songs

    2 days ago - By Tech Times

    Roblox is accused of illegally using songs from famous artists. The company is now required to pay up to $200 million in damages.
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  • Roblox Sued By Music Companies Over Unlicensed Use Of Songs

    Roblox Sued By Music Companies Over Unlicensed Use Of Songs

    2 days ago - By GameSpot

    Roblox has become one of the biggest user-generated content platforms in the world, with tens of millions of users per month. As a result, creations frequently pop up that include unauthorized content like music, despite efforts from the Roblox Corporation. Now, in an effort to force the developer to take more action, music companies have banded together to sue Roblox Corp. over unlicensed music. According to the Wall Street Journal , a group of music publishers alongside the National Music Publishers' Association have launched a $200 million lawsuit against Roblox based on the platform's...
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  • Record labels sue Roblox for letting users upload pirated songs

    Record labels sue Roblox for letting users upload pirated songs

    2 days ago - By The Verge

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    The National Music Publishers' Association has sued Roblox for letting users upload music from Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, deadmau5, and other artists without paying a licensing fee. The lawsuit seeks $200 million in damages and a court order that will make Roblox crack down on piracy.
    The NMPA filed suit yesterday on behalf of several major music publishers. It accuses Roblox - a massively popular, kid-focused platform for games and social experiences - of hosting a shared library of copyrighted but unlicensed songs. The complaint alleges that Roblox “actively preys on...
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  • Roblox Is Being Sued for $200 Million

    Roblox Is Being Sued for $200 Million

    2 days ago - By IGN

    The National Music Publishers' Association is suing Roblox for $200 million in damages, claiming that the MMO has been allowing unlicensed use of songs by users. As reported by Variety , the Association's president and CEO, David Israelite, announced the company's lawsuit against Roblox at the NMPA's 2021 annual meeting. Israelite said that Roblox has earned “hundreds of millions of dollars by requiring users to pay every time they upload music onto the platform - taking advantage of young people's lack of understanding about copyright - and then they take virtually no action to prevent...
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