In a message posted to the official site, Grooveshark has expressed contrition over the way it conducted its business, says it's settled with major record companies, and recommends users go to other services like Spotify or Beats Music.
Wow. The pending lawsuits proved to be too much. RIP Grooveshark =/
why would they think they could offer a service without securing the rights?
Just like any other sites that allows users to upload content they're covered under the DMCA and just had to remove reported content. Pretty much any online hosting site works this way.
So why did it get shut down, then?
those sites usually just offer a means to host files that its users share, wasn't this site offering the files themselves?
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