Website settles over Beatles hits

BBC News

A website that illegally sold Beatles songs online for 25 cents each has agreed to pay record companies almost $1m to settle a lawsuit.

BlueBeat.com, based in the US, streamed and sold music by The Beatles, Coldplay and others until it was sued in 2009.

In the few days before it was forced to shut down, it had distributed more than 67,000 Beatles tracks.

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