Grooveshark app yanked from Google Play yet again

By Lance Whitney – via CNET

The Android music app is once again no longer available through Google Play after being allowed back into the store earlier this week.

The app has been through this routine before — initially debuting on Google Play, then getting kicked off more than a year ago, reappearing, and now again missing in action.

Why the back-and-forth hi-jinks?

The Grooveshark app lets you freely listen to online music stations based on your favorite genres. A special feature called Grooveshark Anywhere allows you to play any song you choose on demand. And therein lies the problem. That capability has led to lawsuits against Grooveshark from music labels and put pressure on Google from the industry to take action against such apps.

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