Sony Settles Digital Rights Dispute with FTC

Sony BMG Music agreed it violated federal law by not telling consumers CDs sold by the company contained digital rights management software that monitored user listening habits to send them marketing messages. The Federal Trade Commission said Sony BMG agreed to allow consumers to exchange the CDs embedded with the DRM through June 31 and to reimburse consumers up to $150 to repair any damage caused by the software.

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