1. home
  2. > tech
  3. > Genius sues Google for allegedly lifting song lyrics
replay trump newslist
up NEXT IN 5 SECONDS sports newslist
tap to unmute
00:00/00:00
NaN/0

Genius sues Google for allegedly lifting song lyrics

Dec 05, 2019 18:56 IST

Five months after lyrics website Genius accused Google of illegally lifting lyrics from their platform, it has now filed a lawsuit against the search giant and its partner for exactly that. Genius alleged that Google’s anti competitive behaviour has harmed its business, and therefore, has sought $50 million in combined minimum damages. In response to its earlier allegation, Google had said that they don’t crawl or scrape websites, and these lyrics come directly from content providers. However, Genius claims that Google’s partner LyricFind pulled song lyrics directly from its pages which it was able to track via a clever watermarking scheme.

Tech