, Sony Reach Agreement

Share this content: settled a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Sony's Sony Music Entertainment, giving the company deals with four of the five major record labels.

Under the terms of the deal, will pay Sony an undisclosed amount for past copyright violations. It also signed a licensing deal that will allow to offer Sony recordings on its system, which allows users to assemble a digital locker that can be accessed over the Internet. Songs are downloaded from the locker and users must first verify that they own the compact disc.

Major record label content was pulled from in May pending resolution of the suits. In April a judge found that the company violated copyright law. The service will not resume until secures agreements with all five major record labels.

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