A new online file-sharing service that promises to offer free, unlimited music downloads could help solve the problem of copyright violations that occur over campus computer networks
--provided it can successfully conclude music licensing deals with the major record labels.

Qtrax’s ambitious, ad-supported service had pledged unlimited music downloads with the blessing of the major recording companies. That claim began to unravel just hours before Qtrax’s scheduled debut on Jan. 28, when Warner Music Group Corp. issued a statement that it had not authorized the firm to distribute its artists’ music. Other major record labels soon...

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