music-headphones.jpgIPNews® –  Streaming media provider Spotify has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over the way it allows users to create, play and share music playlists.

The party bringing the claim, Ministry of Sound, argues that Spotify infringes copyrights by allowing users to copy and then re-share songs in the same order as the songs featured in its dance track compilation albums.   While Spotify has yet to answer, the case could have major implications for the future of copyright law as it applies not to individual works themselves, but to the selection and arrangement of such works.   To continue reading, click: Spotify and Ministry of Sound Set to Clash Over Copyrightability of Dance Music Compilations