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Genius Sues Google, Alleging Song Lyrics Were Lifted

Music website Genius is suing Google for allegedly scraping song lyrics from Genius and publishing them directly in its search results. Genius accused Google of the wrongdoing months ago, but the existence of a formal suit was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. Genius is seeking a combined $50 million dollars in damages from Google and LyricFind, the company Google uses to...

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