Duo reach settlement on Napster

Warner Music, Bertelsmann resolve claims

Warner Music Group Corp. and Bertelsmann AG have settled claims relating to the P2P music-swapping service Napster. The settlement covers the resolution of the legal claims of WMG’s recorded music and music publishing businesses in 2000 and 2001. Bertelsmann admits no liability in making the settlement.

Bertelsmann, which bought Napster’s assets in 2002, settled a lawsuit with EMI in March and Universal Music in September.

Bertelsmann sold the Napster name to Roxio in 2003.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Digital News from Variety

Loading