Ministry of Sound suing Spotify

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Ministry of Sound suing Spotify

Joe
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I came across this article which details action being taken by MOS against Spotify in relation to user playlists. The whole idea of a playlist being regarded as intellectual property and covered by copyright law seems like a whole can of worms to me.

 

What do you guys think?

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Peter__
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I can understand about them maybe getting annoyed about people using their trademark in playlist names but saying you own the order to the tracks is just ludicrous to me - how can the order of content that doesn't actually belong to you constitute intellectual property (since they are just compilation CDs)? 

 

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Monstaents
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Sueing Spotify?? Ministry Of Sound have got a cheek - they put out compilations like "Electro 80s" or whatever its called and imply it is all part of what THEY achieved - bringing that music to the public ear. Ultravox, Visage, Yazoo, Depeche Mode, Soft Cell etc had NOTHING to do with the dance scene - it was the Alternative Culture that created that - then it went mainstream POP . Maybe Numan or Srange should sue you. MORONS!

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Elsalvador
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This is ridiculous! 

Ministry of Sound is rubbish anyway..

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MichaelJerzak
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It's all political.
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Suing for mimicing the order of their compilations?

SUING FOR MIMICING THE ORDER OF THEIR COMPILATIONS?????????

 

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