The U.S. Federal Court decision that SiriusXM violated the Turtles‘ pre-1972 master copyrights by playing their music without licensing it or paying performance royalties is a big win for the music industry, but does it have meaning beyond California where the legal battle took place?

Like all lawsuit decisions, the ruling may have legal implications for other ongoing court cases, but the ruling has just decided a battle, not the war.

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SiriusXM Copyright Battle: What Does the Latest Ruling Mean for Digital Music

Live Music Industry Awards September 24, 2014 @ 11:25AM