Just 5 days after Google, Apple's Beats, Sony, Rdio, Songza, Slacker and Grooveshark were served with simultaneously filed lawsuits alleging exploitation of pre-1972 sound recordings without license or payment, the case against music streamer Rdio has been dismissed. Attorneys, on behalf of Zenbu Magazines - the publishers of Relix Magazine and owners of recordings from The Flying Burrito Brothers, Hot Tuna, the New Riders of the Purple Sage and others - filed the lawsuits and requested class action status. These new filings followed similar lawsuits from Flo & Eddie (The Turtles) against SiriusXM, Pandora and others over a loophole that...

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