Bertelsmann Pays to Settle Napster Litigation

Bertelsmann, the German media giant that provided financial backing to Napster when it was an unauthorized file-sharing service, has agreed to settle with the last of the major record companies that had sued it for copyright infringement. Under the settlement with the EMI Group, the big British company that releases music by artists like Norah Jones and Joss Stone, Bertelsmann will pay an undisclosed sum but admit no liability.

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