Lyrics sites are the latest in the crosshairs of the National Music Publishers' Association, an organization set up to protect the copyrights of songwriters.
The NMPA sent take-down notices citing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to the biggest 50 lyrics Web sites that it said profit from advertising without compensating songwriters.
"This is not a campaign against personal blogs, fan sites, or the many websites that provide lyrics legally," NMPA president and CEO David Israelite said. "NMPA is targeting 50 sites that engage in blatant illegal behavior."
The take-down notices tell a recipient that its site … Read more