As reported by CBS News on March 26, 2019:
“Peloton . . . is removing workout videos featuring thousands of hit songs the company allegedly Billboard, “Peloton vehemently denies using unlicensed music in its workout videos. . . claiming that it has obtained licenses from — and is paying — all ‘major’ publishers, many independent publishers and the performing rights organizations representing all songwriters and publishers whose music included in its videos. The same goes for its relationship with major and independent record labels.”.” In a recent lawsuit publishers “allege Peloton used songs from popular artists . . . without first obtaining synchronization, or ‘sync,’ licenses, which give a music user permission to release a song in video format.” It has been reported that Peloton will remove from its platform all classes that feature the disputed songs. “While you may notice this in the near term, I can assure you that this will not affect your experience with (or the cost of) our service, or access to the kind of music you’re used to hearing behind our instructors in the thousands of classes in our library,” CEO John Foley said. As reported by
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