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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    

                  Petitioner,

                  v.

TIME WARNER, INC.
75 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, New York 10019,

SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA   
1 Sony Drive :
Park Ridge, New Jersey 07656,

POLYGRAM HOLDING, INC.
Worldwide Plaza
825 Eighth Avenue
New York, New York 10019,

EMI MUSIC
Carnegie Hall Tower
152 West 57th Street
New York, New York 10019,

BERTELSMANN, INC.
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10019,

MCA, INC.
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, California
91608,

                  Respondents.


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Misc. Action No. 94-338 HHG


RESPONDENT SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA'S ANSWER TO
PETITION TO ENFORCE CIVIL INVESTIGATIVE DEMANDS

Respondent, Sony Corporation of America ("Sony"), by its attorneys, Rosenman & Colin, as and for its Answer to the Petition to Enforce Civil Investigative Demands (the "Petition") answers the averments of the Petition as follows:

1. Admits that Petitioner is proceeding under the Antitrust Civil Process Act, but denies that it has jurisdiction to do so.

2. Admits that the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") is authorized to issue CIDs pursuant to 15 U.S.C. §1312, but only where it has jurisdiction to do so.

3. Denies knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth or falsity of the averments contained in paragraph 3 of the Petition.

4. Denies each and every averment contained in paragraph 4 of the Petition.

5. Denies knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth or falsity of the averments contained in paragraph 5 of the Petition.

6. Denies knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth or falsity of the averments contained in paragraph 6 of the Petition.

7. Denies knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the truth or falsity of the averments contained in paragraph 7 of the Petition.