BMG Reaches Settlement With Cox


In a story that has wide-ranging implications, the two companies have reached a “substantial settlement.” Music company BMG Rights Management and Cox Communications have long been at loggerheads over a digital copyright case and this deal marks a turning point. Three years back, the courts awarded $25 million in damages and $8.5 million in costs to BMG, having found Cox liable for copyright infringement — a verdict overturned on a technicality. Now a retrial has been headed off.

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