EMI Sues Web Site Over Beatles Songs

The Beatles catalog finally became available for paid digital downloading, but not the way the band’s record label, EMI Group Ltd., intended.London-based EMI on Tuesday filed suit against Bluebeat.com, accusing the online retailer of violating copyright law by offering the British band’s entire catalog without permission.
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Record company EMI is suing a US website which it says is offering unauthorised downloads of Beatles hits.A spokesperson told BBC News that EMI had “not authorised content to be sold” on Bluebeat.com, which sells tracks for 25 cents (15p each).Remastered Beatles albums, released in September, are among those for sale.

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