Spotify Getting Sued for $1.6B – Why this is what’s ruining the music industry

Spotify LawsuitHey music world! Today I’m touching on one of my favorite nerdy music topics ever, so you’re in for both a hell of an argument and a long-winded one. DEAL WITH IT.

News broke last week that Spotify is being sued by Wixen Music Publishing for distributing their clients’ content without a proper license. They are seeking damages in the form of $150,000 per song for over 10,000 songs, totaling to a whopping $1.6 billion. Read the links for more background if you need it. In the meantime, I’m gonna’ jump right into the nitty-gritty details of the case, and more specifically the holes I want to poke in it. Continue reading “Spotify Getting Sued for $1.6B – Why this is what’s ruining the music industry”