• Napster Record Companies
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    Napster In 1998 a university dropout, Shawn Fencing, nicknamed napster, spent days without sleep in his uncle's office producing a new music-swapping programme now known as napster. Napster is an MP 3 file sharing programme that lets you connect to millions of other users world-wide and swap music with them for ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, even Napster itself as a programme is FREE and is available to ANYONE with a PC and the Internet. Napster spreads all types of music ranging from unknown and up and co...
  • Access 2000 Napster Music Users
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    The Napster Debate When I first heard the word 'Napster' I had no idea what it was, I thought maybe it was a new insult phrase going around my high school. With time I figured out that Napster had to do with online music. I hadn't seen much coverage on TV and was curious, so I decided to surf the Internet and check it out. Once reaching the site I found no music for sale, no discography or lyrics as is common with most music sites online. Instead there was a program available for download that a...
  • Napster's Upshot Record Industry
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    Napster's Upshot Bickering, oh the endless bickering! It seems like that has become the pastime of the record industry and the estimated 32 million Napster users. All this frustration was brought about when Napster revolutionized the use of person-to-person file sharing over the net. Littered throughout the world-wide-web are comments about Napster's manipulation of laws regarding the record industry. On the other hand, there are thousands of reactions from pro-Napster users, who so proudly spea...
  • Copyrighted Material Napster Music Artists
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    In 1998, a computer science major at Northeastern University, sat in front of his computer and started to create a program that would help the common man, spark controversy, and change and revolutionize the music industry. His name is Shawn Fanning, and his creation is Napster. Napster would forever change the way people would listen, share and acquire music, and the music industry would never again be the same. Napster, launched early in 1999, allows Internet users to share and download MP 3 fi...
  • Bands And Record Napster Download Files
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    A major news item lately has been what is called The MP 3 Controversy. It is based on the free trade of music files known as MP 3 s, which are small enough to be easily downloaded but have the same quality as a compact disc. Computer users are able to download these files from the internet and then burn them onto CDs that can be played in any regular CD player. Bands and record labels claim that internet users do not have the right to download these files unless they own the CD that the song is ...
  • Shutting Down Napster Is Not The Solution
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    Shutting Down Napster is Not the Solution Almost everyone has heard of Napster and its long debated issue s of file swapping and sharing. Considering Napster s short-lived existence of about a year and a half, they have certainly opened many people s eyes. Some say the file swapping that Napster allows everyone to do is illegal; others says it s just another thing to do on the internet. Napster has done much good for the internet, adding one more good thing that the internet can do for us. Napst...
  • Recording Industry Napster Copyright Music
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    Re: How and What is Napster doing to infringe on Copyright Laws Issue: What is Napster Why is Napster causing such a commotion What are they doing about it Napster is the world's leading file sharing community. The Napster software (web), launched early in 1999, allows internet users to share and download MP 3 files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network. The software is used by downloading a client program from the Napster site and then connecting to the network through thi...
  • Napster Web Music Service
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    ... would be more likely to purchase them. In this case, Napster could continue, serving it's purpose as a 'try before you buy' application for the music industry. Just as people still purchase and rent videos even though they can record movies from TV and borrow tapes from friends, people will continue to buy CDs, and will be encouraged even more so if prices are reduced and extras given away with the music. Music industry players such as BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group), EMI, Sony and Universal a...
  • Napster Vs Music Internet People Metallica
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    Napster is an online trading program that allows users to look into another persons hard-drive in order to trade music. "Napster and similar software provides users with a method of searching thousands of other users computers to share thousands of high quality music, music that is stored in the compressed. mp 3 format." (Internet). Music of the popular artist is traded through the Internet at no cost. In other words instead of having to pay market price for music users of Napster receive the mu...
  • Napster Compact Disc
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    Napster Napster is a music-sharing service that serves people with downloadable software for their computer and allows the download of almost any music from around the world. The Webster's Universal and Thesaurus, says that the definition of music is: Music: harmony, melody, symphony. The basic idea of Napster is for anyone who wants to listen to music. However, the argument about Napster is that it is a directory service that allows users to transfer music files from music labels that have not ...
  • Napster Music Program Internet
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    MP 3: Sharing or Stealing? The copyright battle has been waging now for quite a while. It goes all the way back from the ability to dub from audiotape to a blank tape; the battle is much the same, just with a different media. Now shaking the world of the recording industry is a new way of distributing music, through the Internet. With the invention of the Internet, millions of people now have access to download an infinite amount of music. One of the most popular ways of locating songs on the ne...
  • Napster Vs Riaa Music Copyright Users
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    Argumentative Napster is: Not Violating Copyrights Going to be a Useful Tool for Musicians in the Future Copyright infringement has quickly become one of the most talked about issues of the internet. The most difficult aspect is defining its boundaries and pinpointing its limits. The distribution of music via Napster is a perfect example of a controversial issue that has sprouted due to copyright questions. Technically, Napster is not violating any copyright laws. Although it may appear as if N...
  • Legal Vs Illegal Music Industry
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    Legal vs. Illegal (Napster vs. Music Industry) The issues that will be slugged out in federal district court in San Francisco sound a little too pop culture to be all that serious. How many music CDs are people buying these days in record stores throughout the nation because of Napster Is the technology that Napster uses legal Napster is, of course, the wildly popular file-sharing service whose 20 million users have downloaded some half a billion songs-most copyrighted for free. The technology t...
  • Napster Access Universities Network
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    Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the recent Napster controversy, including a focus on the continuing practice of university campuses to block access to Napster servers. An examination of said blocking is given in terms of the ethical, legal, and practical issues that surround it. For some college students, Shawn Fanning is a god, but most do not even recognize his name. Virtually every college student, however, is familiar with this Northeastern University dropout's brainchild, Napst...
  • Napster Copyrighted Material
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    James A. Irvin BUSI 472 Case #5 Napster: The Debate Over Copyright Infringement In early 1999, Shawn Fanning, a Northeastern University freshman, created Napster software. That summer he made it available for free through his Napster. com website. Napster is a peer-to-peer technology, which makes it possible for users to freely share their music files through the internet with other users all over the world. Specifically, this is how Napster works: 1. ) A user sends a request for a song. 2. ) N...
  • X Napster Music Songs Download
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    X-Napster The infamous Napster under attack for it s pirating of music from famous musician s needs to be shut down. Piracy is a major issue of moral standards, right, and wrong in the entertainment world. Napster is well known for it s sharing of MP 3 files through the Internet; taking, receiving, and bootlegging. Over 70% of college students said they use Napster at least once a month. The majority of its users are aware that Napster is an illegal bootlegging website, the federal government sa...
  • Napster Emerging Artists
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    Napster What would you do if had a access to all the music that you wanted and it was free Well, in the age of the internet this situation is possible with mp 3 s. Mp 3 s are compressed digital audio files which has near cd quality sound. It was developed by a German engineering form called Fraunhofer IIS in 1987. It is the most searched word on the internet and the most popular. Mp 3 s have affected not only regular people, but also the artists as well. The shareware Napster is a program that ...
  • Record Companies Napster Music People
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    I. Attention A. Hook In America, millions of people are being accused of stealing from the music industry. B. Thesis People using the Internet, specifically Napster, are being accused of stealing. II. Needs/Problems/Issues A. The record companies in America are filing lawsuits against Napster under the terms that they are helping with piracy of their music. However, if they were worried about copying music for free, who do the same record companies, such as Sony, produce tape recorders with two...
  • Napster Controversy Justin Timberlake
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    Napster What is the big deal with the whole napster controversy All it is is a network, which allows millions of people to share files, which are already available on the Internet. People say things like, it s a form of stealing, because you are taking something from an artist that cost time and money to create. But honestly, if napster wasn t there people would have gotten these songs from another source. I personally use napster all the time for about a year and a half now, but before napster,...
  • Napster Music Internet Software
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    The problems faced by Napster and how it affects us. INTRODUCTION Shawn Fanning let his closely cropped coiffure grow a bit shaggy, so his friends started calling him "nappy." That evolved into a new nickname, "Napster," which became the Internet handle he used in chat rooms. After sharing tips on guitar playing, Fanning told two cyber pals about a revolutionary software program he was working on. Encouraged by his new friends, he wrote the program and the idea attracted a sizable cash donation ...