Napster and Intellectual Property

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Technology

 

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Frederick D

 

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August 10, 2014

 

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University

 

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A

 

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At that time, Napster could probably have been protected by the Audio Home Recording Act, "which gives consumers the right to create and transfer digital music for noncommercial purposes" (Gurly). Since that time, according to Chris Sherman, writer for the magazine Online, "Napster has become the most successful new Web technology ever by gaining more than 25 million registered users in just over a year or existence...
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They believe "the fact that millions of users can share songs with one another is a violation of copyright and constitutes outright ?theft' of intellectual property" (Sherman). The RIAA won a lawsuit under this argument against Napster in early 2001, so the program may go offline unless a compromise is reached...
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