Bluebeat founder Hank Risan says he sank $20 million into an effort to revolutionize digital music delivery. But he flushed it all the day he offered Beatles tracks for a quarter a pop, a judge has ruled.
If you thought that was AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles you streamed for free or downloaded this week for $.25 from BlueBeat.com, it's an understandable error. The music sounded identical to songs by those artists.
Get your Beatles downloads from BlueBeat.com while they're hot—as in stolen, according to a federal copyright infringement lawsuit filed against the site and its owner by EMI records, which distributes the Beatles music, in Los Angeles Wednesday.