Litigation

Website To Pay $950,000 For Posting Beatles Hits

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A website that sold Beatles songs online for 25 cents apiece before they became legally available has agreed to pay record companies nearly $1 million to settle a federal lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Josephine Staton Tucker signed off on the settlement between BlueBeat.com and music companies EMI Group PLC, Capitol Records and Virgin Records America. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers