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SoundCloud mixes will not be hit with copyright claims anymore

"This is very positive news for DJs," says the founder

  • Dave Turner
  • 12 December 2016

DJ mixes on SoundCloud will no longer be hit by copyright infringements.

Eric Wahlforss, the founder of the streaming service, recently spoke to Groove and revealed the company had reached an agreement with GEMA, the society for collective rights in Germany, when discussing terms for the subscription service SoundCloud Go.

"These problems with the introduction of SoundCloud Go are a thing of the past, and also for users who do not subscribe. During the negotiations for our subscription service as well as an agreement was with collecting societies like GEMA achieved in Germany.

"This means that DJ mixes can now be legally and problem-free on SoundCloud. So this is a very positive news for DJs."

Read the interview in full here.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Digital News Editor, follow him on Twitter

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