In one speech during last week's Canadian Music Week, Beggars Music Group Chairman Martin Mills took on the Digital Music Copyright Act (DMCA), blasted the world's largest music company, lambasted the globes biggest online company and singled out Grooveshark. Failure Of The DMCA The DMCA and its safe harbor provisions were introduced, "with some foresight," said Mills, "...to provide a notice and take down procedure for unlicensed content. But the legislation has been distorted into a protective wall behind which cyberlockers and torrent sites, and companies such as YouTube and Grooveshark, operate." "To draw an offline analogy," he continued, "these...

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