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I had personal experience with Grooveshark in their infancy, probably around the time, as the anonymous commenter mentioned, they were ordering employees to "enhance" the database.

As far as I know, GS employees had a weekly quota of new users they had to sign up, not songs they had to upload. A friend and former GS employee asked me to sign up, as she needed to get 20 new people or lose her job.

That might seem heavy-handed, but it's not illegal. The problem is whether or not the GS employees uploaded copyrighted music themselves, or not. They are protected by the DMCA if it was their users who uploaded the content, which I hope it was.

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