November 12, 2013

NMPA Take Down Notices Sent To Lyric Sites

Billboard reports that the National Music Publishers Association ("NMPA") has sent take-down notices to 50 commercial lyric sites operating without licenses.  The article highlights the site RapGenius.  The article further reports that David Israelite, Chief Executive of the NMPA, said that the take-down notices are a precursor to the filing of lawsuits against the unlicensed sites for copyright infringement.