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$1.6 Billion Copyright Suit Claims 21% of Spotify Songs Are Unlicensed

Will a "Landslide" bring Spotify down?

That's the goal of a $1.6 billion lawsuit which alleges the service illegally streams that Stevie Nicks classic, along with more than 10,000 other songs. Wixen Music Publishing, which also claims that 21 percent of the 30 million songs on Spotify are unlicensed, filed the suit in California federal court last week.

Wixen is seeking damages of $150,000 per song. The California firm handles publishing rights for artists and groups like Tom Petty,

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